Third: Guidelines for Standards

1. Standards should respectively include the following: full description, claims, explanatory diagrams and abstract.

2. Standards should be written in Arabic, enclosure of English translation is preferable.

3. Each section should start on a new page, and the title (apart from graphs) should appear in the middle of the top line and should be underlined. Standards sheets (apart from graphs) should be numbered, the page number should be in the middle of the line below the top margin (not within the margin).

4. The abstract and the detailed description should start with title of the invention.

5. Standards should be submitted in the original copies of which copies can be made by different copying media.

6. White, flexible, strong and soft heavy-duty paper of A4 size should be used.

7. Sheets should be neat, free of scratch marks, alterations and carbon stains.

8. Typewriters or similar typing machines should typewrite texts.
9. Only one side of the paper should be used.

10. A space of 1 cm should be left between lines.

11. Margins in all pages should be not less than the following: Top and right 2.5 cm, bottom and left 2 cm. All margins should be left blank

12. Letters should be approximately 3.2 mm size, dark, clear and easy to distinguish.

13.Actual lines of each page (not counting blank spaces between the lines)should be numbered; numbering the fifth line, the tenth etc. should suffice. The numbering should be on the left side of the right margin, except for the "Claims" where lines of each element are numbered separately.

14.Abstract, Detailed Description and Claims may contain mathematical and, chemical formulas, phrases and scientific phrases in English, but none should contain explanatory graphs. Tables, if any, should come under the detailed description of standards.

15. Metric system should be used in measurements, and temperatures should be in centigrade.

16. It is necessary that all drawings, and explanatory graphs enclosed should help complete and clear understanding of the invention.

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