Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM)

Welcome to the Services Programme of the Romanian State Office for Inventions and Trademarks (OSIM)


Standard Searches (RS) and special searches (TS):

  • Prior art searches by subject-matter
  • Bibliographic searches;
  • Patent portfolio searches;
  • Technology watch service;
  • Competitor monitoring service;
  • Searches in non-patent literature

Typical costs

Standard searches are recommended when the patentability or validity of a patent document is at stake.

Special searches are carried out in patent documents from international and national databases in technical areas specified by the client in the request.

Standard and special searches are completed in 30 working days from the day following the filing of the request.

The fee for all such searches is RON 3 300.

The following discounts are available:

  • a 10% reduction for the fourth and following requests;
  • a 20% reduction for the eighth and the following requests.

Fees and time limits for searches other than RS and TS are listed on the services website.

Technical areas

All but the following technical areas can be searched:

  • Separation; Filtration (B01D);
  • Chemical Compounds Structures, Aminoacid Sequences, Nucleic Acids (C07);
  • Combinatory Chemistry (C40B);
  • Railways (B61);
  • Ships or other Waterborne Vessels (B64);
  • Aircraft, Aviation, Cosmonautics (B64);
  • Nano-technology (B82);
  • Nuclear Physics and Nuclear Engineering (G21).


Requests in English, French, German or Romanian
Reports in English, French or Romanian


Contact details

Lavinia Cornea
Department Chief
Patents Directorate OSIM

Tel.: 004021-3131558


Bucura Ionescu
Patents Directorate OSIM

Tel.: 004021-3146968


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