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Paths to protection

Ways to protect your invention

Patents are a way of protecting your inventions. By filing a successful patent you will be awarded a monopoly to exploit your invention for a period of time.

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Discuss your Intellectual Property Protection strategy with us

If you need to protect your Intellectual Property abroad, through our Global Network of offices and associates, we can make your Intellectual Property assets expand to every nation you desire, ensuring full legal protection of your rights.

If you have further questions, we would be delighted to schedule a conference call and answer any questions you may have.

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Patent Details and Timeframes

Priority claim

Unavailable

Substantive Examination

Available

Body responsible for non-use cancellations

Court

Time until registration

3 years

Opposition Period

3 months

Use Requirement Period

5 years

Requirements

  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Applicant data.
  •  Copy of priority document (if applicable).
  •  Patent title, abstract, description, claims and drawings.
  •  Deed of Assignment.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Deed of assignment, simply signed by the assignor and the assignee.
  •  Power of attorney from the assignee, simply signed.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Certified copy of the certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register.
  •  Power of attorney, simply signed.
  •  Certified copy of the certificate of incorporation or extract from the commercial register.
  •  Power of attorney from the licensee, simply signed.
  •  License Agreement signed by both parties.

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