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Qatar Patent Law

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EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Not available at this time
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness and industrial applicability
PUBLICATION
Applications will be published upon grant in the official gazette
OPPOSITION PERIOD
60 days from announcement
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, legalized
• Copy of International Publication (with ISR if published)
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized (If new name)
• Extract from the commercial register or any other document evidencing this change, legalized
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• It is not possible for the time being. We can only submit a letter stating that the subject application has been assigned from the assignor to the assignee
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
What you need to know
• It is not possible for the time being. We can only submit a letter stating that the owner of the application has merged to form a new entity
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
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