Contracting state



Basis for conversion


Deemed with­drawal pursuant to Art. 77(3) EPC

§ 88(1) PA


Procedural steps to be taken


(a) Filling a request for conversion with the national authority that received the application

(b) Payment of the filing fee

(DKK 3 000 + DKK 300 for the 11th and each sub­sequent claim)

(c) Filing of a Danish or English translation

§§ 88 (1) and 98(2) PA
§ 95 PO


Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2


(a) within 3 months after the applicant has been notified that the application is deemed to be withdrawn

(b+c) within 3 months of the DKPTO's notifying the applicant of receipt of the copy of the European application.

§ 88(1) PA
§ 89(2) PO


Must a national professional representative be appointed?



§ 12 PA


Special features


In the case indicated in section 1, the EP application may also be converted into a national application for a utility model.

§ 36 Utility Models Act

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