Central Industrial Property Office

Octrooicentrum Nederland
(Netherlands Patent Office)
P.O. Box 10366
2501 HJ DEN HAAG

Tel. +31 88 042 66 60

www.rvo.nl/octrooien

octrooicentrum@rvo.nl

Contracting state

Netherlands

1

Applicant can choose between EPO and national authorities (subject to section 2)

 

No

European patent applications must be filed at the EPO.

2

Applications which must be filed with national authorities

 

Applications whose content must be kept secret in the interest of the defence of the Kingdom


Art. 46 PA

3

Languages in which European patent applications must or may be filed with national authorities

 

n/a

4

Official language(s)

 

Dutch

5

Special features

 

Care should be taken not to address European patent applications, which are filed at the branch of the EPO at The Hague, to the NPO. The postal address of the branch of the EPO at The Hague is as follows:

"Postbus 5818,
2280 HV RIJSWIJK"

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