Apply for Patent

Applying for patent is an official request to ICPR for the grant of a patent for the invention described and claimed by the applicant.

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10-20 minutes (90 days to submit missing documents) (30 days to issue initial approval)

- New Application 1,000 Dhs – for Individual 2,000 Dhs – for Company - Request Search & First examination 7,000 Dhs – for Individual 7,000 Dhs – for Company - Request 2nd/3rd examination 5,000 Dhs – for Individual 5,000 Dhs – for Company - Request 1st Publication 400 Dhs – for Individual 800 Dhs – for Company - Request Grievance & Objection [Appeal] 500 Dhs – for Individual 1,000 Dhs – for Company

Fill Application : Submit Application
Pay New Application Fees : Pay New Application Fees
Application Filing Completed : Application Filing Completed
Formality Examination In Progress : Formality Examination In Progress
Formality Appeal Under Study : Formality Appeal Under Study
Request Substantive Examination : Request Substantive Examination
Substantive Examination In Progress : Substantive Examination In Progress
Request Publication : Request Publication
Publication Released : Publication Released
ِApplication Granted : ِApplication Granted

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Pay New Application Fees

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Formality Appeal Under Study

Request Substantive Examination

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Request Publication

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ِApplication Granted

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Application Form
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Description (Arabic) (pdf)
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Bibliographic Information (xls or xlsx)
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Description (English) (pdf)
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Description (Arabic) (pdf)
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Description (English) (pdf)
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Claims (Arabic) (pdf)
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Claims (English) (pdf)
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Claims (Arabic) (pdf)
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Claims (English) (pdf)
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Abstract (Arabic) (pdf)
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Abstract (English) (pdf)
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Abstract (Arabic) (pdf)
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Abstract (English) (pdf)
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Drawing (AR) (pdf)
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Drawing (EN) (pdf)
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Drawing (AR) (pdf)
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Drawing (EN) (pdf)
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Representative Image - Minimum 500x500 pixel
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Certified copy of priority application (pdf)
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Representative Image - Minimum 500x500 pixel
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Certified copy of priority application (pdf)
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PCT Documents
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Extract from commercial register or partnership (pdf)
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PCT Documents
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Power of Attorney (pdf)
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Emirates ID
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Patent Or Utility Certificate Documents Receipt
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Assignment (pdf)
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Extract from commercial register or partnership (pdf)
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Commitment To Submit Documents Belonging To Application
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Others (zip)
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Emirates ID
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Patent Or Utility Certificate Documents Receipt
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Power of Attorney (pdf)
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Assignment (pdf)
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Industrial Design Or Drawing Documents Receipt
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Others (zip)
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Industrial Design Or Drawing Documents Receipt
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Commitment To Submit Documents Belonging To Application
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Sequence listing
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Sequence listing

 After the filing by the applicant, the ICPR staff shall verify all the required documents and notify the concerned party of the results of the formal and legal examination through the e-service system.  Fees for applications are collected electronically by individuals and companies.  If some of the mandatory documents are not submitted on the filing date, the applicant shall be given 90 days to submit the missing documents. However, at least one set of full specifications (description, claims, drawings if necessary) of the application must be submitted on the filing date and the late submission is not allowable. After the deadline, the application will be waived and the applicant shall pay restoration fee in order to continue the prosecution process.  The applications will undergo substantive examination by ICPR to ensure all requirements are satisfied under the Industrial regulation and Federal Law No.(31) for the year 2006.  The applicant can request grievance & objection when he/she opposes the refusal decision. [Basic requirements for acquiring patent rights]  The invention must be industrially applicable; it must be usable in industry.  The invention must be new; it must not be known to the public (prior art) before the filing date.  The invention must involve an inventive step; it must require the exercise of an inventive step to arrive at the invention set forth in the claims over the difference from prior art.  The specifications must be drafted clearly with enough technical disclosure so that an ordinary person in the art can understand and exercise the invention easily.  

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