Supported patent filings

European Validation

Deadline: 3 months (from the date of publication of mention of grant)
London Agreement? No
Official Language: Polish
Translations Required: Yes
Forms: Yes

Direct Filing

Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: Polish
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Automatically examined
Country Notes: Certified copy of the Priority Document is required within three months of filing. A translation of the priority document is only required for non-convention languages and must be submitted within three months of filing.

Information of the primary transfer of the right to patent is required at filing. The document evidencing the transfer is not required unless later requested by the IP Office.

Recommended Agents

Sulima, Grabowska, & Sierzputowska

European Validation
Direct Filing
The Sulima, Grabowska & Sierzputowska firm offers not only extensive knowledge of Polish IP law and expertise handling cases before the Polish Patent Office, but also very high-quality technical translations. SGS is highly experienced in handling EP validations, including various formal aspects thereof, for example transfers of rights.. . The firm’s position in Poland, built up over 25 years of being in private practice, is solid and widely recognized. For many years, SGS was named in the top international IP rankings, e.g. in Tier 1 of the IP Stars Patent Handbook issued by Managing Intellectual Property, while Małgorzata Grabowska and Iwona Sierzputowska were awarded the titles of IP Stars in Poland and found themselves listed among the Top 250 Women in IP worldwide..

JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys

European Validation
JWP Patent & Trademark Attorneys is one of the top Polish IP law specialists, providing comprehensive and business-oriented assistance in the field of IP protection and litigation in Poland and Europe.. . JWP serves clients of all sizes and in a variety of industries, both domestic and international. Established in 1992, it has extensive expertise in patents, trademarks, industrial designs, copyrights, domain names, computer law and internet law as well as combating unfair competition and anti-counterfeiting.. . It is recognized and scores highly in international rankings. It was chosen as the winner of the MIP Firm of the Year 2017 Global Award. The firm’s large team of specialists combines expert knowledge and experience with professional qualifications, which enables it to conduct cases before the relevant courts and administrative bodies in both Poland and Europe.. . It provides comprehensive services in relation to the validation of European patents thanks to its professional team and its many years of experience. This team of specialists in various fields has developed high standards to ensure efficient and timely execution of all orders the firm is entrusted with.. . JWP has offices spread across four Polish cities – Warsaw, Krakow, Wroclaw and Gdansk..