Patents

Sudan Patent Law No. 58 of 1971 is applicable law to Patents.

Sudan is member the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) since April 16, 1984. A copy of the application must be filed within 30 months of the priority in the international applications.

Sudan allows process and product patents.

Substantive Examination of Patent is conducted after filing Patent Application.

Accepted Applications are notified to Applicant and upon payment of publication fee, patents are published in official gazette.

Protection period is for 20 years.

IP Decisions KSA