Supported patent filings
|Power of Attorney:||Yes*|
|Excess Claims Fee:||No****|
|Examination Request:||Optional at filing or deferred|
|Country Notes:||* The Power of Attorney requires a simple notarization.
** The characters used in written Chinese differ greatly in Taiwan and in China. Taiwan uses the traditional long-form Chinese whereas in Mainland China they use a simplified form.
*** The Chinese translation can be submitted within four months from the filing date.
**** Not paid at filing, but when requesting examination.
• A certified copy of the Priority Document needs to be filed within three months from the application filing date (with details needed at filing).
• Taiwan is not a member of the Paris Convention, but priority claims are recognized for applicants from all WTO-member countries.