Contracting state



Basis for conversion


Deemed with­drawal pursuant to Art. 77(3) EPC

Art. 88 PA


Procedural steps to be taken


(a) Payment of the filing fee in accordance with the current fees regulation.

(b) Filing of the patent application in Icelandic, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish or English. Patent claims, abstract and text of the picture must be available in Icelandic translation before the application is made accessible to the public.

Art. 88 PA
Art. 59 and 5 PR
Art. 2(1)(a-b) Fees reg.


Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2


Within 3 months of the ISIPO's notifying the applicant of receipt of the request for conversion

Art. 59(3) PR


Must a national professional representative be appointed?


An applicant who is not domiciled in Iceland must have a representative residing in the EU, a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) which is party to the EEA Agreement, Switzerland or the Faroe Islands, who can represent the appli­cant in all matters concerning the appli­cation.

Art. 12 PA


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