At SMAS-IP, we value creativity and innovation and since 1964 this has been at the core of our service provision with the desire to preserve our clients’ Intellectual Property rights. The role of IP rights in economic development cannot be over-emphasized and it is against this background that we are dedicated to fulfilling this reality through our services in the Arab World. As a firm we do not only operate in the MENA region but worldwide through our strong business associates and cooperation with famous global IP firms.
SMAS-IP has a track record of innovative service delivery. With over 50 years of continued professional legal service we have a rich heritage, but our thinking remains broad-minded.
The Accession Procedures of Jordan to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) with the Secretary General of WIPO have been completed.
Please be advised that Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates will implement VAT at the rate of 5% on 1 January 2018.