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Applications & Registrations

Request Extension of Application Period for Patent Registration

  • Fees- QR50
  • Last Updated 11 Jan, 2021
  • Service Type : Offline Service
  • Service Mode : Offline
  • Service Provider : Ministry of Commerce and Industry
  • Service Classification : G2C, G2B
  • Topic : Business and Finance, Religion and Community
Intended Audience
Visitor: Business Owner
Citizen: Parent, Business Owner, Employee
Resident: Employee


Individuals and businesses may submit a request to the Intellectual Property Protection Department at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry (MOCI) to extend the application period for patent registration. The Department, in turn, examines the applications and accepts or rejects the extension.

Offline Instructions

  • Submit an official letter for requesting period extension to the Intellectual Property Protection Department, stating the required period. For decisions of appeals only, clarifying the reason is required.
  • Pay appropriate fees.

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Applicable fees are as follows:

  • Students: QR50
  • Individuals: QR500
  • Educational or research institutions: QR500
  • Companies and institutions: QR1000

Additional Information

  • After fee payment, the appeal to extend the deadline, the deadline type and the reason for extension are all examined, then the applicant is notified about the result.
  • You can check the service information page on MOCI website.

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