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  • International Country Code:

    MN
  • Time Zone:

    UTC/GMT +07:00
  • Currency:

    Mongolian Tögrög (MNT)

Patent in Mongolia (non-PCT)

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  • Patent fees

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

  • The term for filing patent applications in Mongolia

Mongolian patent application claiming conventional priority must be filed within 12 months from the priority date. The restoration of the priority right is not possible in Mongolia.

  • Minimum of filing documents in  Mongolia

To obtain a filing date, it is necessary to provide the Intellectual Property Office of Mongolia with the request to grant a patent in Mongolia, description of an invention, patent claim(s) and drawings (if any).

  • Language of the Mongolian patent application

The patent application must be filed in Mongolian. Only translation of the specification is allowed to be filed within two months from filing date.

  • Priority document

Priority document translated into Mongolian must be provided at the time of filing.

  • Power of Attorney requirements

Legalisation of a POA is not required. It should be submitted within three months from the date of filing.

  • Assignment Deed

If the applicant(s) differs from the inventor(s), a document justifying the right to obtain a patent must be provided within three months from the filing date.

  • Substantive examination request

After a filing date has been assigned, an examiner of the IPOM conducts a substantive examination of an invention to determine the compliance with the requirements. No specific request must be filed.

  • Maintenance fees

The maintenance fees for the first three years shall be paid in a lump sum within six months from the date of the decision to grant a patent. Next maintenance fees for subsequent periods shall be paid within six months in advance for each period.

  • Representation by a patent attorney

It is required to perform patent prosecution in Mongolia through an agent, a registered Mongolian patent attorney.

Brief summary is based on the information provided by Ms. M. Regzenbal Patent & TM Agent on 14.01.2019
Please contact us if the above information contains any discrepancies with Mongolian IP Laws.

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