Hong Kong

Supported patent filings

PCT National Phase Entry

Deadline: 36 months*
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: English**
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: No substantive examination
Country Notes: * The grant of a standard patent in Hong Kong is based on the registration of a patent granted by the State Intellectual Property Office of China, the European Patent Office or the United Kingdom Patent Office. The deadline for filing into Hong Kong is six months from the publication of the corresponding application in CN/EP/UK.

** Chinese translation of the title and abstract is also required.

Hong Kong is not a member of the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

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