Central Industrial Property Office

Intellectual Property Office
Kneginje Ljubice 5
11000 BEOGRAD

Tel. +381 11 2025800
Fax +381 11 3112377

www.zis.gov.rs

zis@zis.gov.rs

 

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?

Written request accompanied by original or duly certified copy of the official document recording the transfer of rights; proof that the fee has been paid


Art. 44, 45 and 48 PL
Art. 4 and 5 Rules

as under 1.


Art. 46 to 48 PL
Art. 6 to 9 Rules

2

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

Yes, as under 1.


Art. 5(1) PL

3

Must a form be used?

No, see section 7


 

4

Special fee payable?

Yes


Tar. No. 125(1) Fees Law

Yes


Tar. No. 125(1) Fees Law

5

Entries and data recorded in the register

Entry in the register of transfers of rights has declaratory effect vis-à-vis third parties.


Art. 44(3) PL

Registration of licence contractors has declaratory effect vis-à-vis third parties.

The pledgee acquires possessory lien upon entry in the register.


Art. 46(5), 47(7) PL

6

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

Yes


Yes


7

Special features

The written request must include in particular:

- the registration number of the patent or petty patent or patent or petty patent application;

- data on the right holder or applicant; and

- a statement setting out that registration is sought for a transfer of the patent or petty patent or of the rights arising from the application or specifying the other rights to be registered.


Art. 48 PL

 

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