Must a national professional representative be appointed?
Unless an international treaty provides otherwise, foreign applicants whose permanent residence or seat is not in the territory of the EEA must appoint a professional representative who is entitled to act before the HIPO.
This professional representative does not have to be a national professional representative but must be domiciled in the EEA.
Art. 51(1), (4) PA
(a) Special fee payable?
(b) If so, when due?
(a) HUF 23 500 plus HUF 3 500 for the sixth and each subsequent page of the translation
(b) Within two months of filing the request for publication of the mention in the official gazette of the HIPO
If the fee for publishing the claims is not paid at the time the request is filed, the HIPO invites the applicant to remedy the deficiency within the set time limit. If this time limit is not observed, the request is deemed to have been withdrawn.
Art. 84/E(2)-(6) PA
Language(s) in which the translation must be filed
Art. 84/E(1) PA
(a) Must a form be used?
(b) No. of copies to be filed
Art. 10(3) PForm
Manner and form in which the translation is made available to the public
Mention in the official gazette of the HIPO, the "Szabadalmi Közlöny és Védjegyértesítő" (Gazette of Patents and Trademarks)
The HIPO keeps a separate record of European patent applications on which provisional protection has been conferred.
Available for inspection; copies available upon payment of a fee
Publication of the translation and any corrections in the official gazette of the HIPO, the "Szabadalmi Közlöny és Védjegyértesítő" (Gazette of Patents and Trademarks), and on the HIPO's website
Art. 53(3), 84/E(1), (7) and (8) PA
Correction of translation
(b) Special fee payable?
(b) HUF 23 500 plus HUF 3 500 for sixth and each subsequent page of the translation
Art. 84/K(1) to (3) PA
The claims must be translated in accordance with the detailed formal requirements set out in PForm.
The translation of the claims (and any request for its correction) may also be filed electronically.
Art. 53/D, 84/E(3) PA