Central Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Office
Antonína Čermáka 2a
160 68 PRAHA 6

Tel. +420 2 20383111
Fax +420 2 24324718

www.upv.gov.cz

posta@upv.gov.cz

 

1. Transfer of rights by transaction (e.g. sale, merger) or by operation of law (e.g. succession, insolvency, compulsory execution)

2. Licences and other rights

1

Which supporting documents must be filed?

Copy of the relevant document


Two copies of the relevant document (licence agreement) indicating patent number, licensee and the scope of granted rights


§ 17 DP

2

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

Yes


§ 70 PA

 

3

Must a form be used?

No


 

4

Special fee payable?

CZK 600


CZK 600


5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Transfer of rights as well as licences

Licence agreement only has effect vis-à-vis third parties from its entry in the patent register.

§ 14(2) PA

Assignment of a patent only has effect vis-à-vis third parties from the entry of the contract in the patent register.


§ 15 PA

 

6

Is a transfer registered by the EPO under Rule 85 EPC recognised?

Yes

A copy of the EPO certificate (EPO Form 2544) and payment of the prescribed fee (see section 4) are required.


 

7

Special features

Documents not drafted in Czech must be accompanied by a translation, if so requested by the Czech Industrial Property Office


 

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