Former extension state

Serbia (The extension system continues to apply to European and international patent applications filed before 1 October 2010.)


Contracting state to the London Agreement?




Translation requirements


A translation of the patent specification into Serbian must be filed with the Serbian Intellectual Property Office.

Art. 124(2) PL Ext.


Must a national professional representative be appointed?


Yes, foreign natural and legal persons not resident or having no seat in the Republic of Serbia must be represented by a representative listed in the competent authority's Register of Representa­tives or by a domestic attorney.

Art. 5(1) PL


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

Art. 124(2)(3) PL Ext.


(a) Special fee payable?

(b) If so, when due?


(a) Yes

(b) Within period pursuant to section 4

Art. 124(2)(3) PL Ext.


(a) Must a form be used?

(b) No. of copies to be filed


(a) Yes

(b) 2


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


Publication of the transla­tion and any corrections

Mention of the published printed patent document and of any corrections in the Intellectual Property Gazette

Art. 124(4) PL Ext.


Correction of translation

(a) permitted?

(b) Special fee payable?


(a) Yes

(b) Yes

Art. 125(3) PL Ext.


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