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Can priority be claimed


Novelty requirement

Absolute novelty is required

Patent search

Not Possible 

Does the invention specification have to be translated for filing

Yes, a translation into French or Arabic is required

Required Documents
  1. A Power of Attorney notarized and legalized by the Lebanese Consulate.
  2. A certified copy of the priority document
  3. Specification, claims and abstract of the invention in English, French or Arabic. 
  4. Drawings. 
  5. Deed of assignment from the inventor(s), legalized.

The Document No. 1, 2 and 5 may be submitted within 3 months from filing date. 


20 years starting from the filing date. 


The annuity is due annually on the anniversary of the filing date 

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