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Egypt Deed of Assignment for Patents
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Egypt Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Patent applications and patents may be searched by title, patentee name, priority/PCT number, application number, subject matter
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness, industrial applicability, unity and compliance
PUBLICATION
Patents are published in the Official Gazette after allowance
OPPOSITION PERIOD
60 days from publication
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable prior to grant. Grace period of 12 months for late payment with a surcharge
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the international filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Copy of International Publication
• Copy of International Search Report (ISR)
• Copy of International Preliminary Examination Report (if available)
• Title and Abstract in Arabic
• 1 copy of specifications in English (or original language)
• 3 copies of specifications in Arabic
• Sworn English translation of priority (if in different language)
What you need to know
• POA may be submitted within 4 months from the filing date
• Copy of International Publication, copy of ISR, copy of International Preliminary Examination Report (if available), and Title and Abstract in Arabic must be submitted at
the time of filing
• Remaining documents may be submitted within 6 months from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of change of name/address, legalized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of Incorporation in the name of the assignee, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• Separate POAs are required from assignee and assignor
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• License agreement, legalized
• Certificate of incorporation of the licensee, legalized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Arabic upon submission