Contracting state

Czech Republic


Must a national professional representative be appointed?



Applicants with neither residence nor principal place of business on the territory of the Czech Republic should be represented by a patent attorney or a legal practi­tioner. It is not strictly required in the case of EU citizens; an address for correspondence in the Czech Republic must be given.

§ 70 PA
Act No. 417/2004 Coll. on Patent Attorneys
Act No. 85/1996 Coll. on the Legal Profession


(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) CZK 500

(b) Date on which translation is filed

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

§ 35a(4) PA


Language(s) in which the translation must be filed



§ 35a(4) PA


(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


Mention in the "Věst­ník Úřadu průmyslo­vého vlastnictví" (Bulletin of the CZ Industrial Property Office)

Inspection in reading room

Copies available; scanned copies are also available in the National Database of Patents and Utility Models (

§ 35a(4) PA


Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) No

§ 35a(6) PA


Special features


The translation must contain

- the name and address of the applicant

- the EP application and publication number

- the title of the invention in Czech.

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