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PATENT IN EURASIA

Patent EurasiaMIKHAILYUK, SOROKOLAT & PARTNERS offers the full range of legal services related to patent registration in Eurasia including patent search, patent translation, filing and further prosecution of an application, patent maintenance, preparing and recordal of changes, assignments, and license agreements as well as representing clients before courts. We do our best to represent our clients' interests in the most efficient and cost-effective manner.

The Eurasian Patent is valid automatically in 8 contracting states of the Eurasian Patent Convention, namely in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, i.e. without any validation action or filing local translation, provided that corresponding annual fees are paid for the selected countries after issuing the patent. For additional information about the Eurasian patent please click here.

The validity term of a Patent in Eurasia is 20 years from the filing date. For pharmaceutical patents and patents for agrochemicals depending on a contracting state it is possible to apply for extension of this term for 5 years. In case the patent is extended the Supplementary Protection Certificate (SPC) is issued.

Novelty grace period is 6 months from disclosure of the information on invention before filing the application or priority date thereof, if priority is claimed.

Overview of the Patent registration procedure in Eurasia:
After completion of filing procedure the Eurasian patent application undergoes the formal examination within 2 months. The substantive examination has to be requested simultaneously with filing the application if it is based on PCT, while for conventional applications it has to be requested within 6 months from the date of publication of the application. On condition that the results of the formal examination are positive the substantive examination is conducted. If the invention meets the requirements of patentability, the Notification of Allowance to grant the patent is issued. After payment of the registration and publication fee the final decision to grant the patent is issued within 2-4 months. The term for payment of the prescribed fee is 4 months from the date of issue of the Notification.

The procedure of the patent registration in Eurasia takes from 2 to 4 years.

Foreign applicants must be represented before the Office by a registered Eurasian patent attorney.

For filing a patent application in Eurasia we need:
- your filing instructions with applicants and inventors name, address and citizenship;
- filing number and date of priority application or PCT application;
- specification with claims, abstract and drawings;
- copy of the amendments, if any;
- Power of Attorney simply signed and stamped by the applicant(s), legalization and notarization are not required (may be provided to the Eurasian Patent Office within 2 months from filing the application);
- for conventional applications - Certified copy of the priority document if priority is claimed (may be provided to the Eurasian Patent Office within 16 months from the priority date).

The term for entering the Eurasian national phase of a PCT application is 31 months from the priority date. The term for filing a conventional patent application in Eurasia is 12 months from the priority date.

For more information about patent registration in Eurasia or quotation for filing and prosecution of the Eurasian patent application please contact us.

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