Patents

Law

Patent applications are filed as per Patent and Utility Models Law No. 1 of 2004 and subsequent amendment under Law No. 14 of 2006.

Duration

Twenty years starting from the filing date of the non PCT patent applications.  For PCT national phase applications, twenty years starting from the PCT filing date. The term of protection is non-extendable.

Annuity

Patent annuities are applicable on the anniversary of the grant date of a patent.

IP Decisions KSA