Contracting state



Must a national professional representative be appointed?


No, but it is recommend­ed that an address for service in France be given.

The authorised profes­sional representative before the EPO is not required to file a new authorisation.


(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) EUR 36

(b) Date on which trans­lation is filed (see also section 7)

Art. R. 614-11 and
R. 614-18 Reg.
Fees Ord. of 24.4.08


Language(s) in which the translation must be filed



Art. L. 614-9 PL


(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed


(a) No

(b) 1

INPI Notice in PIBD 1995 IV 128


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


Notice of the filing of the translation appears in the official bulletin (BOPI)

Art. R. 614-11 Reg.


Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) EUR 36

Art. L. 614-10 PL
Art. R. 614-12 and R. 614-18 Reg.
Fees Ord. of 24.4.08


Special features


A request for publication and proof of payment of the requisite fee must be submitted with the translation.

Art. R. 614-11 Reg.

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