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: are to be paid from the first anniversary of the filing. A grace period of six month is allowed for late payment of the annual fees with additional surcharges.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: no time restrictions.