Contracting state



Must a national professional representative be appointed?


Yes; attorney at law, patent attorney or notary authorised to represent parties on a professional basis in Austria.

However, if the residence or place of business is in the EEA, a person authorised to accept service who is a resident of Austria may be appointed instead.

(The requirement that the appointed person be resident in Austria can be waived in certain cases.)

§ 24 ILPT
§ 21(4) PA


(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) EUR 186 (including EUR 30 document fees) plus EUR 135 for every 15 pages following the 16th page of the translation

For sequence listings forming a separate part of the translated description, the fee is charged for up to a maximum of 400 pages.

Fee reduced by EUR 20 for electronic filing.

(b) Date on which translation is filed

The translation is not published until the fee has been paid.

§ 4(2) ILPT
§§ 8, 8a, 27(2) LPOF


Language(s) in which the translation must be filed



§ 4(2) ILPT


(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed


(a) No

(b) 1


Manner and form in which the translation is made available to the public


Inspection in reading room

Copies available

Mention in the patent bulletin (Patentblatt)

§ 4(2) ILPT


Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) Yes, as in section 2

§ 6(2)-(4) ILPT
§ 8, 8a LPOF


Special features


The publication fee is deemed to have been paid only when proof of payment has duly been provided.

§ 30 LPOF
§ 8(5) POR

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