New Filing Countries: Sri Lanka and Mongolia

Sri Lanka

RWS is pleased to announce that it now offers PCT and Direct Filing options for Sri Lanka through Kan & Krishme of our global agent network.

For applicants interested in filing in Sri Lanka, the following are some important notes:

PCT

  • PCT national stage deadline for Sri Lanka is 30 months after the earliest priority date.
  • The application must be filed in English.
  • Powers of Attorney and Assignments are required.
  • The Powers of Attorney and Assignments do not require notarization or legalization.

Direct Filing

  • The deadline for filing the application in Sri Lanka is 12 months from the earliest priority date.
  • The application must be filed in English.
  • Powers of Attorney and Assignments are required.
  • The Powers of Attorney and Assignments do not require notarization or legalization.
  • A certified copy of the priority document and its notarized English translation (in the case of non-English language) are required to be filed at the time of filing the application.

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Mongolia

RWS is proud to announce that it now offers PCT and Direct Filing options for Mongolia through Patentmark (Mongolia) of our global agent network.

For applicants interested in filing in Mongolia, the following are some important notes:

PCT

  • PCT national stage deadline for Mongolia is 31 months after the earliest priority date.
  • The application must be filed in Mongolian.
  • Powers of Attorney, Assignments and Inventor’s Declaration are required. Scanned color copies of documents are accepted.
  • The Powers of Attorney and Assignments do not require notarization or legalization.
  • Excess claims fees: USD 10 per claim over 5.

Direct Filing

  • The deadline for filing the application in Mongolia is 12 months from the earliest priority date.
  • The application must be filed in Mongolian.
  • Powers of Attorney, Assignments and Inventor’s Declaration are required.
  • A certified copy of the Priority Documents is required to be filed within three months of filing the application. Scanned color copies of documents are accepted.

If you are planning on filing in Sri Lanka or Mongolia you can get an instant “1-click” quote today through our innovia portal! Click here to register now.

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