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European patent validation in Georgia

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into Georgian

It is required to provide the translation of the patent specification into Georgian for validation of the European Patent in Georgia. The term for submission of the translation is three months from the date of publication of the mention of the European patent grant in the European Patent Bulletin.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

It is required for foreigners, who do not have an official address in Georgia, to perform the patent prosecution through an agent registered at the Georgian PTO.

  • Maintenance fees

Annual maintenance fees are payable for each year starting from the year following that in which mention of the grant of the European patent was published. Annuities should be paid before each anniversary of the expiration date. The patent may be restored within 6 months without any additional costs. Within the next 6 months, it may be restored provided that the official fee for restoration of the patent validity in the amount of USD 100 is paid. 

  • Validation fees

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

  • Note

Validation for Georgia is possible for any European or international PCT application with a filing date on or after January 15, 2024. It is not available for applications filed prior to that date or for any European patents resulting from such applications.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 09.04.2024
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Georgian IP Laws