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European patent validation in Finland

European patent validation in Finland

Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into the Finnish

For validation of the European patent in Finland, it is required to provide the Finnish translation of claims, if the language of proceedings in the EPO is English. If the language of proceedings in the EPO is French or German the translation of the complete specification into English or Finnish and the claims into Finnish must be submitted.

  • Validation fees

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

  • Representation by a patent attorney

It is recommended to perform the validation of a European patent in Finland through an agent, a registered patent attorney.

See also brief registration procedures of    Trademark in Finland
Industrial Design in Finland
Patent in Finland (PCT national phase)
Patent in Finland (non-PCT)
Finnish general IP system

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Patentia Oy on 16.01.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Finnish IP Laws