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Bahrain Offers Alternative Patent Grant Procedure

10-Jul-2011 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 8455
MANAMA - Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP) announced in a press release that the Ministry of Industry and Commerce in Bahrain has issued the Ministerial Order No. (115) of 2011 on June 23, 2011 relating to registration procedures for patents in Bahrain. 

As per the said order, a patent may be issued in Bahrain on the basis of a foreign patent granted for the same invention in another member country of Paris Convention, provided that the applicant shall own an industrial or commercial entity in the Kingdom of Bahrain practicing an activity related to the patent subject. 

This Ministerial Order provides an alternative patent grant procedure in addition to the existing patent grant procedures in Bahrain.

For further details please contact AGIP office in Bahrain at: Bahrain@agip.com
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