Does the invention specification have to be translated for filing
Yes, a translation into ARABIC is required
A Power of Attorney legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.
A deed of assignment legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.
The name, address, nationality and profession or nature of business of the applicant(s) and the inventor(s).
The specification in English or French for preparing the Arabic translation.
An extract of the entry of the applicant company in the commercial register, or a copy of the certificate of incorporation. The document in either form should be duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.
A certified copy of the priority document must be submitted within three months, in case it is claimed.
Items 1, 2, and 5 must be available within 4 months from the filing date; The Arabic translation must be submitted within 6 months. On the other hand, the priority document must be filed within 3 months from the filing date to preserve priority rights.
Item 8 must be filed within 3 months from the filing date.
For PCT applications, items 2, 5 and 6 are not required.