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Plant varieties

Plant varieties

A botanical set of a single botanical classification, of the lowest known classes, which can be determined by expressing the characteristics generated from a particular genetic structure or a certain set of genetic structures, and can be distinguished from any other botanical set by expressing at least one of the mentioned characteristics, considering it a unit for its ability to reproduce without change

Plant varieties

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A botanical set of a single botanical classification, of the lowest known classes, which can be determined by expressing the characteristics generated from a particular genetic structure or a certain set of genetic structures, and can be distinguished from any other botanical set by expressing at least one of the mentioned characteristics, considering it a unit for its ability to reproduce without change.

Plant Patent: An exclusive right granted by the Authority to the plant variety; thereby, the owner enjoys the protection prescribed under the Law and its Executive Regulations.

The plant variety must be new, distinct, uniform, stable, and named.

The SAIP provides many plant variety-related services, including the following: File an application, amend the application, transfer the ownership, add a power of attorney or waiver document, request an extension of time.

The term of plant patent protection is 20 years as of the date on which the application is filed, and 25 years for trees and vines.
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Amending or adding to a plant variety request

Main ServiceA service that allows the user to modify the specification "without substantial change".

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

100 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

200 Riyal

Request to change (delete, add, modify) the name of the applicant or extractor

Main ServiceA service that allows the user to change (delete, add, modify) the applicant/producer'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

Request to change the ownership of a plant variety

Main ServiceA service that allows the patent applicant to transfer / change the ownership of the application from the current owner to the new owner.

Execution time
Execution time

1-3 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

500 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

1000 Riyal

Request for a certified copy (request for a true copy)

Main ServiceA service that allows the applicant to obtain an approved 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 Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

100 Riyal

Adding a power of attorney document

Main 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

Main ServiceService for the applicant to add a waiver 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 precedence documents

Main ServiceSupplementary service adding documents takes precedence.

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

Main 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 request for a vegetable variety

Main ServiceThe service of requesting a request to withdraw the request when the request is not requested in the completion of the procedures for the progress of the request 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

Main ServiceA service for 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 the applications filed

Main ServiceA service that allows the applicant to pay the annual fees due on the application.A service that allows 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 extension of time

Main ServiceA service that allows the applicant to submit a petition to extend the period stipulated in the Law and the Implementing Regulations, in the event that he is unable to fulfill what was requested of him within the statutory period, 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 for a correction or addition of precedence

Main ServiceA service that allows the applicant to submit a request to correct or add precedence within the statutory period (within two months from the date of the expiry of the priority period), provided that the non-compliance was proven unintentionally or fo

Execution time
Execution time

1-10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

4oo Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

800 Riyal

Request to register a contractual license contract

Main ServiceA service that allows the applicant to register a contractual licensing contract under which the owner of the protection document authorizes a third party some or all of his rights to exploit that document for a certain period in return for a specifi

Execution time
Execution time

1-10 Working days

Target group
Target group

Individuals Enterprises

Individual Fee
Individual Fee

4oo Riyal

Enterprises Fee
Enterprises Fee

800 Riyal

Request to grant a compulsory license

Main ServicePermission for others to exploit the subject matter of protection stipulated in the Law without the consent of the owner of the protection document, in accordance with the provisions stipulated in the Law and its implementing regulations and the exec

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

Consider plant varieties claims

Main ServiceSettlement of appeals against decisions issued regarding patent protection documents, layout designs for integrated circuits, plant varieties, and industrial models.

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 for execution of a court ruling for plant varieties

Main ServiceA request for the implementation of a final, final and enforceable judicial ruling, which the Authority is responsible for implementing.

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

DescriptionEnterprises (SR)Individuals (SR)