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European Patent Validation (EP)

European Patent Validation (EP)

One of the options for international patenting is to obtain a European patent. This patent is valid on the territory of 40 member countries of the European Patent Convention. It can also be extended to countries that have signed an agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO). European patent has the same status as national patents.

An applicant who plans to use and protect his invention in several European countries at once may apply for the issue of national patents to the national patent offices of these countries or one application for a European patent to the European Patent Office.

The European patent is issued by the European Patent Organization (EPO) in the framework of a single procedure for all Contracting States, and the European patent is issued in one of the three official languages of the EPO, namely, in English, German or French.

Legislation: European Patent Convention
Registering Authority: European Patent Office

Contracting States: Albania, Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Switzerland, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Germany, Denmark, Estonia, Spain, Finland, France, United Kingdom, Greece, Hungary, Croatia, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg , Latvia, Monaco, Macedonia, Malta, Holland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Sweden, Slovenia, Slovakia, San Marino, Turkey.

Stages of obtaining European Patent:

For a European patent application, filed directly with the EPO:

- Filing a European patent application
- Formal examination
- Patent search
- Publication of the application
- substantive examination

To transfer a PCT application on the European phase:

- Transition of the PCT application to the European phase
- Formal examination
- Patent search
- Publication of the application
- substantive examination

For both cases:

- Issuance of a European patent
- Confirmation (validation) of a European patent in national patent offices
- Opposition (possible within 9 months)

We hope that our patent translations and other technical translations performed for technology industries will help industrialists and entrepreneurs upgrade their countries and lead them into advanced technologically advanced countries. Cost of patent translation services

Services of patent translators and editors, as a rule, include translation of patent applications and formulas, applications for inventions, utility models and industrial designs. Most often, our translators have to translate patent descriptions.

Features of Patent Translation

The translation of patents from into different languages includes the wide use of stamps, synonyms, words with exact dictionary meanings, the use of stationery and steady turns.

The languages of the Office are:

• Deutsch;
• French;
• English.

The procedure for the examination and issuance of a European patent can be carried out in one of these languages. The language of work is determined by the applicant.

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