Contracting state

North Macedonia


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



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


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


Must a national professional representative be appointed?


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


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.


(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) Publication fee MKD 3 000

(b) Within period pursuant to section 4


(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed


(a) Yes, Form об. ДЗИС-П5

(b) 2


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")


Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) Yes, see section 5(a)


Special features


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

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