Contracting state

Lithuania

1

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

Yes

Legal or natural persons who have no residence, permanent place of business, registered branch or representative office in Lithuania, in the EEA or in an EPC contracting state must appoint a patent attorney who has been entered on the List of Patent Attorneys of Lithuania.

2

(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?

 

(a) Publication fee: EUR 46 plus EUR 14 for the 16th and each subsequent claim.

(b) Date on which translation is filed

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


Art. 78(2) PL

3

Language(s) in which the translation must be filed

 

Lithuanian


Art. 78(2) PL

4

(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed

 

(a) No

(b) 2

5

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

 

Translation published in the official bulletin online at http://vpb.lrv.lt

or

Inspection at the State Patent Bureau (in paper form)


Art. 78(2) PL

6

Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?

 

(a) Yes

(b) EUR 34


Art. 80(3) PL

7

Special features

 

The translation must include the full name and signature of the representative.

The translation must be accompanied by the request for publication. The request form is available at http://vpb.lrv.lt. Three copies of the prescribed form must be filed.

The translation in electronic form must be included.

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