Direct (Paris Convention) Filing Guide: Basics for Each Country

RWS Foreign Filing Resources

RWS provides educational content on the international patenting process. If you are looking for information about Direct Filing, PCT National Phase Entry or European Validation, you’ve come to the right place.

RWS offers an efficient way to file into the 130+ countries in our foreign filing network. View the RWS Agent Network.

RWS is the world’s leading expert in IP and legal translations, foreign patent filing, and patent search services.

inovia, our foreign filing platform, offers an efficient and cost-effective way to enter the national phase in multiple countries and regions with a single instruction. The requirements of the countries and regions in the RWS foreign filing network are outlined in this guide.


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