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GCC Address

P.O. Box 17854, Riyadh 11494 Saudi Arabia
Tel: 966 11 412 7711
Fax: 966 11 412 7733
Contact Person: Nedal Alkharouf
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  • Street Address

    122 Creativity Trading Center Building ,Office No. 2, 2nd Floor

    Prince Abdulaziz Bin ,Mosaad (Dabab Street) , Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

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  • GCC

     The Gulf Cooperation Council, also known as the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, was established on May 25. 1981. The GCC comprises of six member states that are: Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates..

 

  • General Information

    1. Search - Yes, on Granted Patents Only
    2. Priority - Yes, within 12 months
    3. Examination - As to form, novelty, and industrial applicability
    4. Publication - Applications are published in the Official Gazette
    5. Opposition period - 90 days from publication date
    6. Annuities - A maintenance fee is payable annually and is payable the first 3 months of each calendar year following the year the patent application was filed. A grace period of 3 months is allowed for late payment of annuities with an extra charge
    7. Term of protection - 20 years from the filing date
    8. Exploitation - Patent exploitation is mandatory within three (3) years from the date of grant

  • Filing Requirements

    • Power of Attorney duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or a certified copy of the Articles of Association or Incorporation, if the applicant is a corporate body, duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Deed of Assignment from the inventor(s) or a certified copy of the original assignment duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • In case of claiming priority, a certified copy of the priority document is required
    • Specification, claims, abstract in Word format and formal drawings, if any, in English and Arabic languages. The Arabic translation will be prepared from our end.

  • Assignment

    • Power of Attorney from the assignee duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or a certified copy of the Articles of Association or Incorporation from the assignee duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Deed of Assignment from assignor to the assignee duly legalized by the Consulate of any GCC Member State.

  • Change of Name or Address of the owner

    • Power of Attorney reflecting the new Name or Address duly legalized by the Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or a certified copy of the Articles of Association or Incorporation reflecting the new Name or Address duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Certificate of Change of Name/Address duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.

  • Recordal of Merger

    • Power of Attorney from the entity surviving the merger duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • Extract from the Commercial Register or a certified copy of the Articles of Association or Incorporation from the entity surviving the merger duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State.
    • A certificate of Merger, duly legalized by a Consulate of any GCC Member State

 

 

 

 

 

 
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