Requirements

Filing Requirements
Patent Applications


1. A Power of Attorney signed, stamped by the applicant company and legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

2. A copy of the extract of the entry of the applicant company in the commercial register, or a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation, if the applicant is a company or a corporate body duly notarized and legalized up to the Libyan Consulate of the applicant home country.

3. A deed of assignment from the inventor(s) if not employed by the applicant company duly legalized up to the Libyan Consulate of the applicant home country.

4. If the inventor(s) is employed by the applicant company, a certificate of employment duly signed and stamped by the applicant company and legalized by the the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country will be sufficient instead of the deed of assignment.

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

6. Two copies of the specification and a summary of the invention in Arabic.

7. Four sets of the formal drawings; one set on ordinary paper with all reference numerals and three sets on strong white paper without any reference numerals or letters for inserting Arabic numerals.

8. A certified copy of the priority document for a convention application.
 
Notes:

- All requirements should be submitted upon filing.

- Claiming priority based on the Paris Convention or Entering the National Phase of PCT is possible upon submitting requirements No. 1, 5 and 6; the rest of the required documents should be followed within three months as of the filing date.

- For Entering the national phase of PCT, the following should be provided: Copy of International Publication, PCT request, along with the international search report if available.

- All documents need to be translated into Arabic.

Assignment Applications

1. A Power of Attorney signed, stamped by the assignee company’s stamp and legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

2. An extract of the entry of the assignee company in the commercial register, or a copy of the Certificate of Incorporation, if the assignee is a company or a body corporate legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

3. A deed of assignment signed, stamped by the assignee company’s stamp and legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

Change of Name/Address Applications

1. A Power of Attorney signed, stamped by the applicant company’s stamp and legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

2. A certificate indicating the change of name or address legalized up to the Libyan Consulate in the applicant home country.

Address:

TAGI-UNI Building 104 Mecca Street, Um-Uthaina, Amman, Jordan

P.O. Box: 921100, Amman 11192, Jordan
Telephone: (00 962-6) 5 100 900
Fax: (00 962-6) 5 100 901
Email: libya@agip.com
Contact: Fadi Kayyali (Mr.)