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European patent validation in Italy

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Detailed information related to the European Patent.

  • Translation into Italian

The translation of the European patent specification into Italian has to be submitted within three months from the publication regarding the grant of the European patent.

  • Validation fees

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

  • Power of Attorney requirements

Legalisation or notarization of the Power of Attorney is not required. It may be provided within two months from filing to the Italian Patent Office.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

For foreigners residing outside Italy or the European Economic Area (EEA), it is recommended to perform validation of the European patent in Italy through an agent: a registered Italian patent attorney or a foreign lawyer provided that he has an address for service within the EEA.

The above information was verified by GALLO & PARTNERS S.R.L. on 21.01.2020
Please contact us if the above information is not in conformity with Italian IP Laws