Central Industrial Property Office

Industrial Property Registrations Directorate
Commerce Department
Ministry for the Economy and Industry (Malta)
Lascaris Bastions
Dahlet Gnien is-Sultan
VALLETTA, VLT 1933

Tel. +356 2569 0100, 2122 6688

www.commerce.gov.mt

ipoffice@gov.mt

 

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?

Agreement assigning the ownership, signed by all parties, containing the patent number, date of filing, title of the invention, names, addresses and nationalities of the parties concerned.


Art. 31 PA 2000

A copy of the agreement or an extract of the agreement which show the rights licensed and their extent.


R. 36(2) L.N. 117/2002

2

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

No


Art. 60(1), (2) PA 2000

No


Art. 60(1), (2) PA 2000

3

Must a form be used?

Yes


Yes


4

Special fee payable?

EUR 58.23


Art. 31(2) PA 2000

EUR 58.23


Art. 35(3) PA 2000

5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Entries in the register have legal effect.


Art. 34(3) PA 2000

Entries in the register have legal effect.


Art. 34(3) PA 2000

6

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

No


No


7

Special features

Documents not drafted in Maltese or English must be accompanied by a translation.


Documents not drafted in Maltese or English must be accompanied by a translation.


Quick Navigation