Contracting state

North Macedonia

1

Contracting state to the London Agree­ment on the application of Art. 65 EPC?

 

Yes

No official language in common with one of the official languages of the EPO.

2

Translation requirements

 

A translation of the claims into Macedonian must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.


Art. 1(3) London Agreement

3

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

Yes, authorised agent who is either a domestic legal person or a citizen of North Macedonia.

4

Period for filing the translation

 

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

5

(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?

 

(a) Publication fee MKD 3 000

(b) Within period pursuant to section 4

6

(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed

 

(a) Yes, Form об. ДЗИС-П5

(b) 2

7

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

 

Inspection in reading room

Copies available

Mention in the official gazette ("Glasnik")

8

Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?

 

(a) Yes

(b) Yes, see section 5(a)

9

Special features

 

The publication fee is deemed to have been paid only when proof of payment has been duly provided.

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