A power of attorney legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate, which must be submitted with the filing application.
A deed of assignment from the designer (s), duly legalized up to the Egyptian Consulate.
Four copies of the drawing of design.
Summary description of the design.
A certified copy of the priority document for a convention application in case it is claimed.
Certificate of Incorporation or an extract from the Commercial Register of the applicant company, duly legalized up to an Egyptian consulate abroad.
Several designs can be filed in on e application provided that all relates to the same.
According to the Egyptian regulations, late filing of the documents is possible for 1, 4 and 5, for an extra charge of US $ 35.00 per document; however, they must be available within 6 months from the filing date. Please be advised that if the documents were not available by the due date, the design application will lapse.
A design or an industrial model registration is valid for ten years starting from the date of filing the application. A registration can be renewed once for further five years. There are no provisions for payment of annuities in relation to Designs in Egypt.
When the overall period of 15 years is expired, the design becomes a public property and if the owner wants to enjoy the protection of the design again, they have to file a new registration application but with addition of new distinctive elements which will rendered it distinctive and different from the previous one.