Supported patent filings

European Validation
Deadline:  N/A
London Agreement? Yes
Official Language: English, French and German
Translations Required: No
Forms: No
Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No*
Language: French
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Automatically examined
Country Notes:

* A simple copy of an assignment of the priority right is requested if the applicant of the French application is different to the applicant of the priority application.

• Priority Document: Details needed at filing. An electronic simple copy of the Priority Document is required with a translation into French of the bibliographic data/cover page for any Priority Document in non-latin characters (JP, KR, CN, etc) or if requested by the French patent office in specific cases.

• Small entity status: where all applicants can claim small entity status there is a reduction in filing and maintenance fees.

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