Filing rules by country

Singapore

Patent filing & translation requirements

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

Direct Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Singapore
LanguageEnglish
Filing Deadline12 months
Filing ExtensionNo
Translation ExtensionNo
Power of AttorneyNo
General POA AcceptedN/A
AssignmentsNo
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingNo
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingNo
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 36 months from the earliest priority date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?No
Priority DocumentNot required
PCT Route: Filing & Translation Requirements in Singapore
LanguageEnglish
Filing Deadline30 months
Filing Extension18 months
Translation ExtensionNo
Power of AttorneyNo
General POA AcceptedN/A
AssignmentsNo
Excess Claims Fee Due at FilingNo
Claims Amendment Possible at FilingNo
Fee for Amending Claims at FilingN/A
Request for Examination DeadlineDue within 36 months from the earliest priority date
Can Examination be Requested at Filing?Yes
Patent Prosecution HighwayYes

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