COUNTRY : KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA
CAPITAL : RIYADH
LANGUAGE : ARABIC
It is to be noted that patents granted by the G.C.C. office shall be valid in all G.C.C. member states - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman Qatar, Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates and shall need no further processing by individual G.C.C. member states. Dual protection by way of patents by National Patent Office and G.C.C. office for the same invention will not be allowed. Therefore, undertaking has to be furnished stating that national patents granted will be abandoned once patents are granted by G.C.C office.
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Under PCT Article 22 Under PCT Article 39(1)
IP LAW IN SAUDI ARABIA