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what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Granted and published patents may be searched by patent number, title, patentee name and priority/PCT number in the official gazette
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness and applicability
PUBLICATION
Published upon grant
OPPOSITION PERIOD
Any time after publication date
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the filing date and payable before the granting of patent. Grace period of 6 months for late payment with a surcharge
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Copy of International Publication
• Persian translation of Bibliography page of Publication
• Notarized copy of extract from commercial register, with Persian translation
• 3 copies of English specifications
• 3 copies of Persian specifications
• Notarized copy of investor’s photo ID
What you need to know
• Copy of International Publication and the Persian translation of the Bibliography must be submitted at the time of filing
• POA and remaining documents may be submitted within 4 months from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register showing old and new names/addresses, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• May be recorded for registered patents only
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• License agreement, legalized
What you need to know
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