Contracting state



Must a national professional representative be appointed?


No, but recommended (see also section 7)

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(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) EUR 35

(b) Date on which translation is filed

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Language(s) in which the translation must be filed


(see also section 7)

Sect. 120(6) 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


Inspection at the IPOI

Copies available

Sect. 2, 100(3), 120(6) PA
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Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) Yes, as in section 2 to be paid within one month of filing the corrected translation if it is desired that the translation be published by the IPOI.

Sect. 121(3) PA
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Special features


Where there are proceedings before the IPOI, applicants with neither residence nor place of business in the European Community must be represented by an authorised patent agent and must give an address for service in the European Community which may be that of a patent agent.

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The translation shall be verified to the satisfaction of the Controller by the translator as being true to the best of his knowledge and belief.

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