Requirements

Filing Requirements
Patent and Utility Model Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, and duly legalized up Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).

2. One copy of the English specification and claims together with its Arabic translation. 

3. One set of the drawings relating to the invention, if any. 

4. An abstract of the invention of no more than 200 words, together with the best explanatory diagram. 

5. In case the applicant is not the inventor, we will require an original signed or a certified copy of the deed of assignment between the applicant and the inventor.

6. A certified copy of the application giving the filing date, number and country, if the application is to be filed with a priority claim.

Note: Documents in items (1, 4, 5, 6 and 7) mentioned above should be submitted to the Patent Office on the filing date of the application, while documents in items [2 and 3 (claims only)] can be submitted within 90 days (strictly non-extendible) from the filing date of the patent application. Documents in item (3 - Arabic translation only) can be submitted within 120 days (strictly non-extendible) from the filing date of the patent application. 

Note: The Power of attorney and the supporting documents are no longer necessary to be legalized up to the Consulate of Bahrain if the applicant’s country is a member of The Hague Convention. The Apostille documents are sufficient for filing with the Industrial Property Office and the Patent Office in Bahrain.

Assignment Applications

1. A signed Power of Attorney, duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).

2. A deed of assignment executed by both parties and duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).

Registered User/License Agreement Applications 

1. A signed Power of Attorney, and duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).

2. License agreement executed by both parties, duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).

Change of Name/Address Applications 

1. A signed Power of Attorney, and duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original required).

2. A certificate proving the change of name or address issued by a competent authority of the applicant’s domicile and duly legalized up to the Bahrain Consulate or authenticated by the Apostille, (original is required).



Address:

TAG-Org Bldg., Bldg. 1002, Road 5121, Suwafiah 351

P.O. Box: 990, Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
Telephone: (+973) 17550003
Fax: (+973) 17382208
Email: bahrain@agip.com
Contact: Laith Damer (Mr.)

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