Requirements

Filing Requirements
Patent Applications

1. A Power of Attorney legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

2. A deed of assignment legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

3. The name, address, nationality and profession or nature of business of the applicant(s) and the inventor(s).

4. The specification in English or French for preparing the Arabic translation. The specification must be subdivided as follows:

a. Prior art,
b. Drawbacks of the prior art,
c. What is new about the invention (improvements),
d. Detailed description,
e. Mode of exploitation of the invention,
f. Claims of the invention.

5. A summary of the invention (abstract) in English and Arabic (about 100 words).

6. One set of the formal engineering drawings.

7. An extract of the entry of the applicant company in the commercial register, or a copy of the certificate of incorporation. The document in either form should be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

8. A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within three months, in case it is claimed.

 
Notes:

- Items 1, 2, and 7 must be available within 4 months from the filing date; otherwise the application will lapse irrevocably, and the specification in English or French must be filed with the application. The Arabic translation must be submitted within 6 months. 
- Item 8 must be filed within 3 months from the filing date.
- For PCT applications, items 2, 7 and 8 are not required, unless the name of the applicant filed for the Egyptian national phase is different from the applicant in the PCT publication then items 2 and 7 are needed. 


Assignment Applications

1. A Power of Attorney signed by the assignee and legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

2. An extract of the entry of the assignee company in the commercial register, or a certified copy of the certificate of incorporation legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

3. A legalized deed of assignment from the assignor(s) to the assignee(s).

License Applications

1. A license agreement legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

2. An extract of the entry of the licensee company in the commercial register, or a copy of the certificate of incorporation legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

 
Change of Name/Address Applications

1. A Power of Attorney legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

2. A change of name and/or address certificate legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

Address:

TAG Building, A26 Smart Village, km 28 Cairo/Alex Desert Road 6th October. Egypt

P.O. Box: 150 Smart Village 12577, 6th October, Egypt
Telephone: (+202) 35352900
Fax: (+ 202) 35370433
Email: egypt@agip.com
Contact: Tarek Al-Khatib (Mr.)

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