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Morocco

  • International Country Code:

    MA
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +00:00
  • Currency:

    Moroccan Dirham (MAD)

European patent validation in Morocco

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

Morocco became validation state of the EPO and now European patents, filed on or after March 1, 2015, could be validated in Morocco. After validation, they will confer essentially the same protection as patents granted by the EPO for the now 38 member states of the European Patent Organization.

  • Translation

It is necessary to perform the translation into Arabic or French to the Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) within the period of three months from the date of publication of the European patent.

  • Validation fees

The fees associated with validation of European patent in Morocco are available in the fee calculator.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreigners, it is necessary to perform European patent validation in Morocco through an agent, registered as Moroccan patent attorney.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by NJQ & Associates on 02.01.2019 
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Moroccan IP Laws.

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