Validating european patent
Once the European patent has been granted, and subject to completion of local validation requirements (e.g.
This means that in the event of a dispute a replacement translation can be filed at any point.The time limit to pay the official fee will be the same as that for payment of the designation, extension and other validation fees, i.e.within six months from the publication date of the European search report or, where applicable, within the period for performing the acts required for ex-PCT entry into the European phase.Because we have local agents and translation agents arranged to handle validation in all contracting states, we act as a one-stop solution.One order, one bill, one payment, and one location to centrally monitor and administer all your European Patent Validations with the minimum of fuss.They are aware of and familiar with the technical language required and the provisions of the national law relating to layout.
Our translators specialise in patents in all technologies.
In addition through the use of internet technology we can streamline and simplify the EP validation process in Ireland, where everything is visible and can be tracked online.
Europat's sole purpose is to handle validations, and can therefore take care of your EP Validation in Ireland.
The same two-month grace period, for late payment with a 50 per cent surcharge, will apply.
The official fee, at EUR 180, is slightly lower than the corresponding fees for validation in Morocco (EUR 240) and Moldova (EUR 200).
The translation requirements for EP validation in Ireland are shown in the table below.