Contracting state



Basis for conversion


Deemed withdrawal pursuant to Art. 77(3) EPC

Deemed withdrawal pursuant to Art. 90(3) EPC because the trans­lation in the lan­guage of the pro­ceedings was not filed in time

Sect. 70(1) PL


Procedural steps to be taken


(a) Payment of the filing fee (EUR 100)

(b) Filing, in duplicate, of a translation in Greek

Sect. 70(4) PL
R. 59(2) PFR


Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2


(a) 3 months after notification of a request by the CY Patent Office

(b) 4 months from filing of the request for conversion

R. 59(1) PFR


Must a national professional representative be appointed?



The procedural steps referred to in section 2 must be taken by a profes­sional represen­ta­tive in Cyprus if the applicant has neither a residence nor his principal place of business in Cyprus.

Sect. 70(5) PL


Special features


The request for conversion is recorded in Record Book Volume A National Applications.

R. 59 PFR

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