What is a Patent?
A patent is an exclusive right guarantees the legal protection for your innovations, which is a product or a process that provides, in general, a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.
Under the patent, you can prevent others from using your invention for commercial purposes for up to 20 years from the date of application in Kingdom of Bahrain. You have an exclusive right to decide who allows you to produce, sell or import your invention in the countries in which you own a valid patent. You can also trade your patent, for example, by selling or licensing your invention to others.
The national Law regulates the legal protection of inventions by means of patents in Kingdom of Bahrain is the Law No.(1) of the Year 2004 with respect to patents and forms of Benefit, amended by the Law No. (14) of 2006.