Patent registration in UAE

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The registration and protection of patents, utility models and designs in UAE  is administered by the Federal Law No. 44 for the year 1992 pertaining to the Industrial Regulation and Protection of Patents, Industrial Drawings and Designs which was replaced by Federal Law No. 17 for the year 2002 and later amended by the Federal law 31 for the year 2006. It covers all seven Emirates of the UAE, meaning, a patent registered in  any of the emirates in UAE is protected throughout UAE.

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Patents and utility models are protected by various laws pertaining to the Industrial Regulation and Protection of Patents, Industrial Drawings and Designs. When a Patent is registered in the protection covers the whole country.

Here’s a list of non patentable inventions:

  1. Invention that may lead to violation of the public order or morals
  2. Guides, rules or methods followed to conduct business or perform mental activities or play games.
  3. Scientific and Mathematical principles, discoveries and methods.
  4. Diagnostic methods, treatments and surgical operations needed for humans and animals.
  5. Plant varieties, animal species, or biological methods of producing plants or animals. Exceptions shall be allowed for the microbiological methods and their products.


Patent and utility model applications are subject to examination with respect to form and substance. However, formality examination is conducted by the Patent Office. ​

Published applications may be opposed by any interested party within a specific number of days from the publication date. If no opposition has been filed, or no grounds for opposition exist, the patent is entered in the patent register and a patent or utility certificate is issued.

Validity Period

A registered Patent is valid for a lengthy number of years from the date of filing. 

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