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  • International Country Code:

    EA
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +03:00
  • Currency:

    Russian Ruble

Patent in EAPO (non-PCT)

EAPO
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The Eurasian patent is valid in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus,

Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, and Turkmenistan.

  • Patent fees

Fees associated with filing patent applications in Eurasia as well as other patent fees are available in the fee calculator.

  • Term for filing conventional patent applications in Eurasia

The deadline for filing a conventional patent application claiming priority in Eurasia is 12 months from the priority date. If the applicant fails to file the application due to circumstances below him, this deadline may be extended for two months from the expiration of this term provided that the corresponding official fee is paid.

  • Minimum filing requirements

Filing date of the Eurasian patent application may be established upon receipt of the following documents:
- request to grant a patent;
- data about the applicant(s);
- materials that make an impression of the description of an invention.

  • Language of the Eurasian patent application

The language of the patent registration in the Eurasian Patent Office is Russian. In case the Eurasian application is filed in any other foreign language, the translation into Russian should be provided within two months from the filing date. This term may be extended for two additional months if the corresponding official fee is paid.

  • Priority document

A certified copy of the priority document must be provided to the EAPO within 16 months from the priority date.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

Notarization or legalisation of a POA is not required. It must be submitted to the Eurasian Patent Office within two months from the date of filing. 

  • Substantive examination request

The request for substantive examination should be filed within six months from publication of a Eurasian patent application. This term may be extended for two months by paying extra fees.

  • Novelty grace period

Disclosure of the information about the invention does not disprove its novelty if said disclosure was made by the inventor, applicant or a third party that directly or indirectly obtained the information from them and if it occurred within 6 months before the filing date or the priority date if priority is claimed.

  • Grant and patent maintenance fees

Official grant and publication fees must be paid within four months from issuance of the decision to grant a Eurasian patent. This term may be restored for two months by paying extra fees. The maintenance fees for granted patents are paid only to the Eurasian Patent Office (not in each designated country). The term for payment of annual fees differs from state to state. In Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, and Tajikistan annual maintenance fees are payable starting from the 3rd year of the Eurasian patent's validity. In Armenia, they are payable from the 2nd year. In Turkmenistan and Kazakhstan, they are payable from the 1st year.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

The appointment of an agent which must be a registered Eurasian patent attorney is required for foreigners. It's worth mentioning that a patent attorney must be registered before the Eurasian Patent Office but not with any local office of the EAPC member states.

  • Notes

1. Online Database for Eurasian Patents Search.
2. Protection of utility models is not possible under the Eurasian Patent Convention.

 

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Mikhailyuk, Sorokolat & Partners on 01.03.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Eurasian IP Laws

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