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Patents
A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem. To get a patent, technical information about the invention must be disclosed to the public in a patent application.
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An idea developed by the inventor results in a solution to a specific problem in technology.

It is an exclusive protection document granted to those who come up with an invention.

1- The invention must be new. 2- It must include an innovative move. 3- It must be industrially applicable.

The SAIP provides many services related to patents, including the following: Filing an application, making amendments, transfer of ownership, adding a power of attorney or assignment document, fast check path, registering a license.

The term of patent protection is twenty years from the date of filing the application.

• Discoveries, scientific theories, and mathematical methods. • Schemes, rules and methods for running business, purely practising mental activities, or playing a game. • Plants, animals, and processes - which are mostly biological - used for producing plants or animals with the exception of microorganisms, abiotic processes, and microbiological processes. • Methods employed for treating the human or animal body surgically or therapeutically, and disease diagnose methods applied to the human or animal body, with the exception of products that are used in any of these methods. • This includes computer software and any other works included in literary works.
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Amend or add to a patent application

Sub-serviceA service that allows the user to modify the specifications "No substantial change may be made".

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

100 SR

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

200 SR

Request to change (delete, add, modify) the innovator’s or patent applicant’s name

Sub-serviceA service that allows the user to delete the wrongly entered data when submitting the application. The service allows the user to (add, modify) the applicant's/inventor's data.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Changing the ownership of a patent

Sub-serviceA service that allows the patent applicant to transfer/change the ownership of the application from the current owner to the new one.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

200 SR

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

400 SR

Request for a certified copy (request for a duplicate)

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to obtain a certified copy of the application or the protection document.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

50 SR

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

100 SR

Adding a power of attorney document

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to add a power of attorney document.

Execution time
Execution time

Immediately

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to add a waiver document

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to add a waiver document.

Execution time
Execution time

Immediately after the application is sent

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to add precedence documents

Sub-serviceA service that allows the user to add precedence documents.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to add/change/cancel an agent

Sub-serviceA service that allows the patent applicant to add/change/cancel an agent.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to withdraw a patent application

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to withdraw the application when he/she does not want to complete the application procedures unless it is finally decided upon.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to reissue a protection document

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to request to reissue the protection document in case it is (damaged / lost).

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to pay the annual fee for filed applications (Patents)

Sub-serviceA service enabling the applicant to pay the annual fees due on the application

Execution time
Execution time

immediately

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

Please see the service details

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

Please see the service details

Request for an extension of time

Sub-serviceIt is a service that allows the applicant, in the event that he/she is not able to meet the requirements within the legal period, to submit a petition to extend the deadlines stipulated in the Law and the Implementing Regulations, with the exception

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

300 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

600 Riyal

Request to resume the application process

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to submit an appeal request against fees to revive the application after being rejected or disregarded for failing to comply with the requirements, within two months from the date on which the non-compliance reason

Execution time
Execution time

1-10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

1000 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

2000 Riyal

Seek correction or addition of precedence (Patents)

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to submit a request for correction or addition of precedence within the statutory period (within two months from the date of the expiry of the priority period), provided that it is proven that the non-compliance wa

Execution time
Execution time

1-10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

400 SR

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

800 SR

Request to register a contractual license contract

Sub-serviceA service that allows the applicant to register a contractual license contract under which the owner of the protection document authorizes another party to get some or all of his rights to use that document for a specific period in return for a speci

Execution time
Execution time

1-10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

400 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

800 Riyal

Application to grant a compulsory license

Sub-serviceIt is to permit third parties to use the subject matter of the protection stipulated in the Law, without obtaining the protection document owner’s consent in accordance with the provisions stipulated in the Law, its implementing regulations and the e

Execution time
Execution time

1-5 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

4000 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

8000 Riyal

Patent Application Fast Track Examination (FTE) Program

Main ServiceA program that speeds up the procedures taken to examine national patent applications within a period of time shorter than the ordinary "normal examination path" procedures. The program targets a special segment of inventors and products of potential

Execution time
Execution time

2 Month

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

1000 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

5000 Riyal

Settlement of Patent Lawsuits

Sub-serviceSettle appeals filed against decisions issued regarding patent protection documents.

Execution time
Execution time

Depend of lawsuit

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Request to Enforce Patent Final Judgment.

Sub-serviceA request to enforce a final and enforceable judgement which the SAIP shall be the competent body to enforce.

Execution time
Execution time

10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

File the patent applications (PCT)

Main ServiceThe Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) helps applicants obtain patent protection for their inventions internationally pursuant to a patent, helps patent offices take patent granting decisions, and facilitates public access to technical information on su

Execution time
Execution time

1-5 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

Please see the service details

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

Please see the service details

Re-take precedence

Sub-serviceGiving applicants additional time to submit precedence.

Execution time
Execution time

3 Work Day

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

1000 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

2000 Riyal

Fast Track Examination of Patent Applications (PPH) PATENT PROSECUTION HIGHWAY

Main ServiceUnder the PPH agreement, patent offices participating in the Program have agreed that when an applicant receives a positive decision from a prior patent office which has at least one grantable element of protection, the applicant may request a fast-t

Execution time
Execution time

2-12 Month

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

Collaborative Search Program (CSP)

Main ServiceIt is a program that contributes to collaborative research between the Korean office and the SAIP under the CSP agreement if the same inventions are presented in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Korea respectively and the earliest date (whether a prec

Execution time
Execution time

6 Month

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

N/A

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

N/A

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