Filing Requirements

Filing Type: European Validation European Validation
Deadline:  N/A
London Agreement? Yes
Official Language: English, French and German
Translations Required: No
Forms: No

Filing Requirements

Filing Type: Direct Filing Direct Filing
Deadline: 12 months
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No*
Language: French
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred**
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.

** A search is requested upon filing.

• 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.

• French translation to be filed within two months from the invitation of the French patent office to do so. No additional costs.

Ipsilon

Established: 2001

Number of Professional Staff: 23

Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in France

Ipsilon is rated among the top 15 patent filing firms in France. They are committed to providing a personalized service. Understanding that every IP matter is inherently different, they are therefore committed to obtaining a full understanding of their clients’ activities in order to provide them with a tailor-made service, adapted to individual requirements since their clients’ patents are part of their business’ intangible assets and are of strategic importance for development. All of their services are subject to a rigorous quality control.

Ipsilon offer a complete range of patent, trademark and design services. The team of nearly 20 patent attorneys and engineers can tackle all technological areas (Electronics, Physics, Optics, Mechanical Engineering, Chemistry and Biotech, etc.). Their flexible working methods allow us to assist national and foreign companies of any size. Ipsilon is equipped with modern and efficient IT tools which guarantee prompt and effective handling of their clients’ instructions and allow them to provide the highest level of service in a timely manner.

Specialities

• Biotech
• Chemistry
• Electronics
• Mechanical Engineering
• Optics
• Physics

Contact Information

Mail

63 avenue du General Leclerc,
92340 Bourg-la-Reine,
France

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Kilburn & Strode

Established: 1906

Number of Professional Staff: 63

European Validation RWS European validation agent in France, Germany, Monaco and United Kingdom
National Phase Entry RWS PCT agent in Europe and United Kingdom
Direct Filing RWS Direct (Paris Convention) agent in Europe and United Kingdom

Kilburn & Strode is independently recognised as one of Europe’s leading patent and trademark firms for both prosecution and enforcement. Chosen by clients for its commercially relevant, no-nonsense advice and approachable manner, they are consistently ranked as a top-tier firm in independent surveys, and have also earned a number of legal awards along the way.

Headquartered in London, it is a truly international firm, with offices in Munich, The Hague and San Francisco. The firm work with clients from just about every industry sector, dealing with a hugely diverse and constantly evolving range of intellectual property issues – new technologies, evolving consumer behaviour, shifting business practices. A particular strength is their work on cross-disciplinary inventions. Clients view them as more of a trusted advisor than an arm’s-length provider, giving an excellent all-round experience.

Specialities

• Advanced Engineering
• Aeronautical & Aerospace
• Agrochemical
• Automotive
• Biotechnology
• Chemical Engineering
• Electrical Engineering
• Electronics
• Financial Services
• FMCG
• Food and Beverage
• Industrial Chemistry
• Life Sciences
• Luxury Goods
• Marine Engineering
• Materials
• Mechanical Engineering
• Media & Entertainment
• Medical Devices
• Microfluidics
• Nanotechnology
• Oil and Gas
• Optics
• Pharmaceutical
• Software
• Synthetic Biology
• Telecommunications

Contact Information

Mail

Lacon London,
84 Theobalds Road,
London, WC1X 8NL,
United Kingdom

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