Egypt

Filing Trademark Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

  2. A list of goods and services to be covered.

  3. A printing block and 10 prints for each class.

  4. A certified extract of the entry of the applicant company in the commercial register

  5. Certified copy of the priority document, if priority is to be claimed.

Filing Patent Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

  2. A deed of assignment duly 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:

    1. Prior art.

    2. Drawbacks of the prior art.

    3. What is new about the invention (improvements).

    4. Detailed description.

    5. Mode of exploitation 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. A certified copy of the priority document which must be submitted within three months in case priority is claimed. (if applicable) within 6 months from the filing date).

Filing Design Application:

  1. A power of attorney duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.

  2. Four representations (photographs or drawings) of the design or model on good quality paper; size 33 X 21 cm.

  3. A certificated copy of the priority document for a convention application if applicable.

Filing Copyright Application:

  1. A power of attorney legalized up to an Egyptian Consulate.

  2. A certificate indicating the registration of the work of art in any other country and the registration particulars.

  3. One original and two copies of the work of art.

FAQ

Trademarks

  • Can an application be filed without its complete documents?
    - Yes, period of 6 months to file the remaining documents.

  • Can a trademark be registered in the name of more than one applicant?
    - Yes.

  • Can the trademark application be opposed?
    Yes, after two months from the date of publication in the official gazette

  • May priority be claimed?
    - Yes.

  • What is the term of protection of a trademark?
    - 10 Years, from the date of filing.

Patents

  • Can convention priority be claimed?
    - Yes.

  • Can a patent application be filed without its complete documents?
    - Yes.

  • Can the specifications or claims be amended?
    - Yes.

  • Could annuity payments be made before the granting of the patent?
    - Yes.

  • Does the Patent Law provide for licenses or registered users?
    - Yes.

  • What is the term of protection of a patent?
    - 20 years from the date of filing.

  • Does the Patents Office publish the patent applications in the Official Gazette?
    - Yes.

Designs

  • What is the term of protection of a model or design?
    - 15 years.

  • Can convention priority be claimed?
    - Yes.

  • Is it possible to file more than one design/model in the same application?
    - Yes.

  • Is it possible to apply for cancellation of a design?
    - No.
    Copyrights

  • Is copyright protected?
    - Yes.

  • What is the length of protection of a copyright?
    - For the author's life plus 50 years after his death.
     

   

 


 

 

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