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

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Oman Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Patent applications and patents may be searched by title and patentee name
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness, industrial applicability, unity, and compliance
PUBLICATION
Patents are published in the Official Gazette after substantive examination and after grant
OPPOSITION PERIOD
120 days from first publication. The patent is re-published after grant but no opposition period is provisioned then
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable prior to 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 International Publication (with ISR if published)
• 2 copies of the specifications in both English and Arabic
• 2 sets of drawings in both English and Arabic
• Assignment from inventors, with Apostille certification
• Extract from the Commercial Register; or, Certificate of Good Standing, simple copy
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• Certificate of change of name/address, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• Extract from the commercial register of assignee
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• Separate POAs are required from assignee and assignor
Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA with Apostille certification
• License agreement, with Apostille certification
• Extract from licensee commercial register, with Apostille certification
What you need to know
• Separate POAs are required from licensee and licensor