But it’s important to use a provider who is intimately familiar with the relevant deadlines, forms, fees and requirements for each of your chosen countries.
You must also be sure that the local representative is of high quality, particularly if they’re responsible for preparing translations. With a 1-click quote, you get an accurate, itemized total estimate, which lists each country’s government and translation fees.
Registering for an account is free and just takes a few minutes.
Once registered, you will have access to our online estimation and ordering tools for PCT national stage entry, direct filing, European validation and patent translations.
Each European contracting state has its own requirements for validation.
For further country-specific details, please browse our filing guide.
European patent validation is a relatively simple process.
It is much easier than drafting a patent specification or responding to a patent office examination report.
2.2 Payment of patent validation and national registration fees: There is a special fee to be paid in amount of 60 EUR.To pursue patent protection in Europe, you typically file a single European patent application with the EPO.This application, by default, designates all of the European contracting states.The formal Decision to Grant your European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.You have three months from that publication date to validate your patent in the individual European countries where you want protection.
Due date is within three months of receipt of the request for publication.