The Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property SAIP announced the launch of FTE , a national filing Program for which aims at expediting the examination process for a number of several fields of technology and targeted products through examination tracks that are faster than the normal ones according pursuant to specific terms and conditions which have been published on in the Authority’s website.
The Saudi Authority has determined the targeted Fields include which include the technical areas targeted in the Kingdom’s 2030 vision, the most important of which are environment-friendly technologies, products that contribute to the diagnosis and treatment of chronic diseases, technologies that contribute to combating pandemics and the spread of infectious diseases, competitive products of economic value in the Kingdom, in addition to technologies related to Hajj and Umrah).
Anyone interested to benefit from this service can view the terms and conditions of this service on SAIP website, and in case the conditions have been complied with, requests can be filed with the Authority main portal / The Patents Services page through the following website: SAIP.GOV.SA . Also, the expediated examination request can be sent through the official email FTE@saip.gov.sa
For any further assistance and/or information in respect of the above, please contact Baianat-IP Saudi Arabia office at Saudi@baianat-ip.com