Member states of the European Patent Organisation

Member states 2 (JPG)



Contracting states

The following states (sorted alphabetically) are currently members of the European Patent Organisation.

Code Member state
Since
AL
Albania
1 May 2010
AT Austria
1 May 1979
BE
Belgium
7 October 1977
BG
Bulgaria
1 July 2002
CH Switzerland
7 October 1977
CY Cyprus
1 April 1998
CZ
Czech Republic
1 July 2002
DE
Germany
7 October 1977
DK
Denmark
1 January 1990
EE
Estonia
1 July 2002
ES
Spain
1 October 1986
FI
Finland
1 March 1996
FR
France
7 October 1977
GB
United Kingdom
7 October 1977
GR
Greece
1 October 1986
HR
Croatia
1 January 2008
HU
Hungary
1 January 2003
IE
Ireland
1 August 1992
IS
Iceland
1 November 2004
IT
Italy
1 December 1978
LI
Liechtenstein
1 April 1980
LT
Lithuania
1 December 2004
LU
Luxembourg
7 October 1977
LV Latvia
1 July 2005
MC
Monaco
1 December 1991
MK
Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia  1 January 2009
MT  Malta
1 March 2007
NL
Netherlands
7 October 1977
NO
Norway
1 January 2008
PL
Poland
1 March 2004
PT
Portugal
1 January 1992
RO
Romania
1 March 2003
RS
Serbia
1 October 2010
SE
Sweden
1 May 1978
SI
Slovenia
1 December 2002
SK
Slovakia
1 July 2002
SM
San Marino
1 July 2009
TR
Turkey 
1 November 2000



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