Patents - General Information

  • You can claim priority according to Paris Convention within: 12 months from the first filing date.
  • Member of: PCT, Paris Convention.
  • Period of protection of a patent: 20 years.
  • Annuities: the first annuity must be paid within 2 years from the PCT International filing date. Then it should be renewed annually.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: as soon as possible.