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Can priority be claimed


Novelty requirement

Absolute novelty is required

Patent search

Possible granted and published inventions

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, simply signed and stamped  
  2. A certified copy of the priority document
  3. Specification, claims and abstract of the invention in French or Arabic. 
  4. Drawings. 
  5. Deed of assignment from the inventor(s), simply signed

The title in French and the power of attorney must be submitted at the time of filing. Remaining documents may be submitted within 3 months from filing date, with payment of a surcharge. 

For PCT applications, the international preliminary report and the publication sheet showing Morocco as designated state must be submitted. 


20 years starting from the filing date. 


Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date. 

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