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Austria

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    AT
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    UTC/GMT +01:00
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    Euro (EUR)

European patent validation in Austria

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into German

For validation of the European patent in Austria, it is necessary to provide the German translation of the complete specification within three months from the publication of the grant of the European patent or the decision to maintain the European patent.

  • Validation fees

The fees associated with validation of a European patent in Austria are available in the fee calculator.

Annual fees are due each year starting from the 6th one and should be paid before the expiry of the last day of the month in which the anniversary of the filing date occurs. The first fee should be paid within 3 months from the due date. Late payment is possible within a six-month grace period by paying a corresponding surcharge.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

Foreign applicants should perform validation of a European patent in Austria through an agent, a registered Austrian patent attorney.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by PUCHBERGER & PARTNER PATENTANWÄLTE on 21.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Austrian IP Laws

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