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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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


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

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

February 27, 2018

Egypt: AIP&T’s branch in Cairo, Egypt has opened in 2018 with a full operation of more than 12 professionals.

February 16, 2018