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

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United Arab Emirates (UAE) Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Patent applications and patents may be searched by title, patentee name and PCT number at the patent office (unofficial)
EXAMINATION
As to form, novelty, inventiveness, industrial applicability, unity and compliance
PUBLICATION
Applications are published after grant
OPPOSITION PERIOD
60 days from publication in the IP Bulletin issued by the Patent Office after allowance
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable on pending applications. Grace period of 6 months for late payment, where the last 3 months payment will be subjected to a surcharge
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from filing date 10 years from filing date for utility model

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Copy of International Publication
• 2 copies of the specifications in English and Arabic
• 2 sets of drawings in English and Arabic
• Deed of assignment, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register or certificate of good standing, legalized
What you need to know
• Copy of International Publication, copies of the specifications, and drawings must be submitted at the time of filing
• POA and remaining documents must be submitted within 90 days from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of change of name/address, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register of assignee, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• License agreement, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register of licensee, legalized
What you need to know
• Separate POAs must be submitted by licensor and licensee