Contracting state

Portugal

1

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 pursuant to Art. 14(2) EPC was not filed in time.


 

Art. 86(1), (2), (3), 87(3) PA

2

Procedural steps to be taken

(a) Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national patent applications or patents:

Payment of national filing fee: EUR 106.61 if filed online, EUR 213.21 if filed on paper

Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national utility model applications or utility models:

Payment of national filing fee: EUR 106.61 if filed online, EUR 213.21 if filed on paper

and national examination fee: EUR 79.97 if filed online, EUR 159.91 if filed on paper

(b) Filing of a Portuguese translation


 

Art. 81, 86(4), (6) PA
Fees Res.

3

Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2

2 months after receipt by INPI of the request for conversion


 

Art. 86(6) PA

4

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

No


 

Art. 10 PA

5

Special features

The EP application may also be converted into an applica­tion for a utility model.


 

Art. 87(3) PA

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