Patents - General Information

  • You can claim priority according to Paris Convention within: 12 months from the first filing date.
  • Member of: Paris Convention.
  • Period of protection of a patent: 20 years.
  • Time to pay publication fees after grant (acceptance): no time restrictions.
  • Time to pay registration fees after publication: 12 months.
  • Annuities: are to be paid after grant.
  • Allowed time to submit the assignment deed from the date of signing the agreement: no time restrictions.