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

Laws

Yemen Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Pending and granted patents are searched by title, patentee name and/or priority date
EXAMINATION
As to form
PUBLICATION
Published in the Official Gazette upon allowance
OPPOSITION PERIOD
90 days from publication
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the filing date, and for the time being, no surcharge for late payment of maintenance fees. The patent grace period will be implemented as soon as the new implementing regulation comes into force in Yemen
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• All documents may be submitted within 60 days from filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of change of name/address, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Deed of assignment, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register of assignor, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, legalized
• Certificate of merger, legalized
• Extract from the commercial register, if new legal entity formed, 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
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