General Guidelines

1. A request should include Form (1) (Patent Request), characteristics of the invention, and all other relevant enclosures.

2. Requests and all enclosures should be in Arabic.

3. The title of invention should be in conformity with the terms specified in the terms of filling out the applications, and should not differ from the characteristics of the invention specified.

4. All submitted documentation should be original, or copies authenticated by the proper authorities.

5. A deposit payment of SR. 2000 for individuals; or SR. 4000 for businesses should be made upon application by a cheque issued to the order of Patent Office at the Secretariat General for Cooperation Council from a bank in one of the GCC countries, or by a bank transfer, or a deposit in the bank account of the office.

6. All pages should be numbered, using separate groups of numbers for the following: Request and annex-Abstract-Detailed description-claims-Explanatory graphs-other attachments.

7. An applicant should complete all relevant demands made by the Patent Office.

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