Filing rules by country


Patent filing & translation requirements

Below we’ve listed the patent filing and translation requirements. 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.

EP Validation: filing & translation requirements

Validation Deadline

3 months from the grant date

Translation Language


Translation Requirement

Full patent
3 month extension

Validation Extension

Translation Extension


Power of Attorney


General POA Accepted


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