INFORMATION FROM THE EPO
Registration of European patents (UK) in overseas states or territories
The Intellectual Property Policy Directorate of the United Kingdom Patent Office has supplied the following information regarding the registration of European patents (UK) in overseas states or territories which register UK national patents1. The current list replaces the list published in OJ EPO 1997, 433.
The following countries allow the owner of a European patent (UK) to apply for registration within three years from the grant of the European patent (UK).
British Virgin Islands
St. Vincent and the Grenadines
Applications may be made at any time during the life of the European patent (UK) in:
Applications must be made within five years of the grant of the European patent (UK) in:
Turks and Caicos Islands
Applications must be made within two years of the grant of the European patent (UK) in:
In each of the above cases, the term of the patent expires with that of the European patent (UK).
1 The UK Patent Office has made every effort to ensure that the information given herein is accurate but accepts no legal responsibility for any errors, omissions or misleading statements in that information by negligence or otherwise.