Central Industrial Property Office

The State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania
Kalvarijų g. 3
09310 VILNIUS

Tel. +370 5 2780290
Fax +370 5 2750723

https://vpb.lrv.lt/

info@vpb.gov.lt

 

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

2. Licences and other rights

1

Which supporting documents must be filed?

Contract assigning a patent application or patent


Art. 42 PL

Licence agreement


Art. 45 PL

2

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.


Art. 14 PL

Yes, as under 1.


Art. 14 PL

3

Must a form be used?

No


 

4

Special fee payable?

EUR 115


Fees Law

EUR 28


Fees Law

5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Transfer of rights and licences

Entries in the register have legal effect.


 

6

Is a transfer registered by the EPO during the opposition period or opposition proceedings recognised?

No


 

7

Special features

Assignments are published in the official bulletin.

Documents not drafted in Lithuanian must be accompanied by a translation.


 

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