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Bahrain Power of Attorney for Patents
POA
Bahrain Deed of Assignment for Patents
DOA

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Bahrain Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Suspended
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness, industrial applicability, unity and compliance
PUBLICATION
Published in the official gazette after grant
OPPOSITION PERIOD
60 days from grant and publication of patent
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable after grant. Grace period of 6 months for late payment with a surcharge
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the international filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, with Apostille certification, along with drawings
• Assignment from inventors with Apostille certification
• Complete specifications in English
• Copy of International Application and publication
• Copy of the International Search Report
• Complete specifications in Arabic
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• Extract from the commercial register showing old and new names/addresses, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• Deed of assignment, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission