Central Industrial Property Office

Úrad priemyselného vlastníctva Slovenskej republiky
Švermova 43
974 04 BANSKÁ BYSTRICA 4

Tel. +421 48 4300-131

www.indprop.gov.sk, www.upv.sk

podatelna@indprop.gov.sk

 

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?

Written application, submission of the instrument concerned (e.g. deed of transfer)


§ 19(2) RPA

Written application and documents as under 1.


§§ 20, 21 RPA

2

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

Yes, for natural or legal persons not having their residence or principal place of business in the Slovak Republic

The above mandatory representation does not apply to parties who are nationals of a contracting state to the EEA Agreement or have their registered office or a place of business in the territory of such a state; such parties must provide the Slovak Industrial Property Office with an address for correspondence in the territory of the Slovak Republic.

Representation by an appointed agent or a patent attorney authorised to practise before the Slovak Industrial Property Office


§ 79 (2) PA

 

3

Must a form be used?

No


 

4

Special fee payable?

EUR 30 per patent


§ 2 + Schedule of Fees, item 216(b), point 4,
Fees Law

EUR 20 per patent for a licence or a legal mortgage


§ 2 + Schedule of Fees, item 216(b), points 6-10, Fees Law

5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Assignment and transfer of patent, other rights in rem, licences, entries relating to disputes and other entries


§ 26 RPA

 

6

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

Yes


 

7

Special features

Documents not submitted in the Slovak language must be accompanied by translations if so requested by the Slovak Industrial Property Office.


§§ 19(3), 20(3), 21(3) RPA

 

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