Filing rules by country


Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements for Aripo. Whilst we endeavour to ensure these regulations remain up-to-date, they are subject to change. We advise you check with the local patent office or relevant counsel regarding any questions about country specific regulations.

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PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in ARIPO
Language English
Filing Deadline 31 months
Filing Extension No
Translation Extension No
Power of Attorney: Yes, should be submitted within 2 months of regional phase entry
General POA Accepted Yes
Assignments No
Excess Claims Fee Due at Filing No
Claims Amendment Possible at Filing Yes
Fee for Amending Claims at Filing Yes
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 3 years from the earliest priority date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing? Yes
Patent Prosecution Highway No

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