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Bahrain

Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Bahrain. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

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PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Bahrain
Language Arabic
Filing Deadline 30 months
Filing Extension No
Translation Extension 4 months for claims and specification
Power of AttorneyYes, should be submitted within 3 months from filing date
General POA Accepted No
AssignmentsYes, should be submitted within 3 months from filing date
Excess Claims Fee Due at Filing No
Claims Amendment Possible at Filing Yes
Fee for Amending Claims at Filing No
Request for Examination Deadline 90 days from receipt of official notification
Can Examination be Requested at Filing? No
Patent Prosecution Highway No
Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Bahrain
Language English or Arabic
Filing Deadline 12 months
Filing Extension No
Translation Extension 4 months
Power of AttorneyYes, should be submitted within 3 months from filing date
General POA Accepted No
AssignmentsYes, should be submitted within 3 months from filing date
Excess Claims Fee Due at Filing No
Claims Amendment Possible at Filing Yes
Fee for Amending Claims at Filing No
Request for Examination Deadline Due upon receiving the official notification
Can Examination be Requested at Filing? No
Patent Prosecution Highway No
Priority Document3 months from filing date, Certified copy, translation required

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