IP Overview


Intellectual property assets (IP) represents an essential portion of a company's capital. Yet intellectual property asset formation, acquisition, estimation, transfer, and protection are more difficult than ordinary tangible assets.


AIP&T offers its local/foreign clients comprehensive services at very competitive rates for all IP rights including utility patents, design patents, trademarks, domain names, copyrights, and trade secrets. The firm's professionals are very experienced with procedures for securing and protecting all IP rights such as:


  • Availability searches and pre filing advice
  • Drafting and filing applications
  • Prosecution, registration and renewal
  • Licensing, franchising, assignment, and technology contracts
  • Enforcement, anti piracy, and anti-counterfeit solutions
  • Litigation and professional advice for validity and infringement
  • IP rights valuation

AIP&T is located in Saudi Arabia but we provide global IP services through our networking with trademark and patent agents with particular emphasis on Gulf Cooperation Council Countries (GCC); Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirate, Oman, and Bahrain.


We are a member of the International Trademark Association (INTA) and is a regular attendee of INTA annual conferences and meetings, MARQUES, The International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI), European Communities Trademark Association (ECTA).


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UAE Implementing for a new fees

Table of amended fees according to the cabinet decision No. 20 for year 2020- TM Administration

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The Cabinet decision No. 20 year 2020 on services fees that the Ministry of Economy Offers

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April 06, 2020

Bahrain: Electronic Activation of Charges of Industrial Applications Submission through Electronic Industrial Properties Services on Internet. Dear sirs/ Agents of Industrial Properties Registration and Their Position Status, After Greetings,,, We would like to attention you that starting from 5 April 2020 the electronic service related to the industrial designs applications will be activated. Note: 1- Receipt of any charges and industrial designs applications will be stopped by hand or through email starting from 5 April 2020. 2- All notices related to charges and industrial designs applications will be sent by email, so kindly attention till you don't miss the legal periods. Hope all success for all Patent Office Foreign Commerce Relations Department.

March 31, 2020


Saudi Arabia: Memorandum of Agreement between the Kingdom and the People's Republic of China.. The Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, has issued a Royal Decree No. M / 54 regarding the approval of the Memorandum of Agreement between the Kingdom and China in the field of intellectual property. The regulations and systems of the Memorandum of Agreement for cooperation in the field of intellectual property between the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property in the Kingdom and the National Intellectual Property Administration of the People's Republic of China included 9 articles to enhance cooperation between the two countries in this field.

January 29, 2020

UAE:In the 7th of July 2019, the Official Fees for Trademarks Registration and Renewal decreased in UAE by AED 3,300 for each procedure.

July 10, 2019


Egypt: In the 4th of July 2019, the Official Fees for Trademarks and Industrial Designs increased in Egypt by 14% of the basic fees.

July 10, 2019


AIP&T: Atty. Mohammad Al-otaishan LLM, managing partner of AIP&T was rated as No. 1 Individual IP Lawyer in Saudi Arabia as per statistic made by WTR 2019 (http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com). The statistic is based on market feedback.

July 10, 2019


AIP&T: Atty. Mohammad Al-otaishan LLM, managing partner of AIP&T was rated as No. 1 Individual IP Lawyer in Saudi Arabia as per statistic made by WTR 2018 (http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com). The statistic is based on market feedback.

June 6, 2018


Saudi Arabia: Subject to presenting a valid excuse, the Saudi patent office (SPO) has approved an extension of time for claiming priority in entering the national phase for the PCT applications. The Applications will be afforded the opportunity to file their late applications claiming their earliest priority. It's worth mentioning that the applicant must mention the reasons that made him unable to file his application within the thirty (30) month deadline.

June 12, 2018


Kuwait: As of 27th of February 2018, the Kuwaiti patent office has started accepting PCT examination.

February 27, 2018

Kuwait: In the July 2019, the Official Fees for patent decrease in Kuwait.

October 17, 2019