Contracting state

Turkey

1

Basis for conversion

 

Deemed withdrawal pursuant to Art. 77(3) EPC


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2

Procedural steps to be taken

 

(a) Payment of national filing fee: TRY 75*

The filing fee is in­creased according to the number of priorities, see List of Fees.

(b) Filing in duplicate of a Turkish translation


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3

Time limit for taking procedural steps referred to in section 2

 

3 months after receipt of the request for conversion by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office


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4

Must a national professional representative be appointed?

 

The procedural steps referred to in section 2 must be taken by a profes­sion­al representa­tive before the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office, if the applicant has neither a residence nor his principal place of business in Turkey.


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5

Special features

 

In the case indicated in section 1 the EP application may be converted into a national patent or utility model application.


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* Note: all fees are revised annually on 1 January.

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