Validation state

Morocco

1

Contracting state to the London Agreement?

 

No information for extension or validation states, because the London Agreement does not apply to them.

2

Translation requirements

 

A translation of the claims into Arabic or French must be filed with OMPIC


Art. 50.4 Law No. 17-97

3

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

Yes

Applicants who do not have a residence or place of business in Morocco must appoint a professional representative who does.


Art. 4 Law No. 17-97

4

Period for filing the translation

 

3 months as from publication of mention of grant of patent in European Patent Bulletin


Art. 50.4 Law No. 17-97

5

(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?

 

(a) Yes

(b) Within period pursuant to section 4


Art. 50.4 Law No. 17-97
Dec. No. 9/2017

6

(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed

 

(a) Yes

(b) 1


Art. 2 Decr.

7

Manner and form in which the translation is made available to the public

 

In electronic form on OMPIC publication server (patent.ompic.ma)

Copies available to anyone

Mention in official catalogue

Grant of validated patent mentioned in patent register


Art. 50.4, 49, 89 Law No. 17-97

8

Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?

 

(a) No

(b) n/a

9

Special features

 

The prescribed form must contain all requisite information.

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