In all EPC contracting states, with the only exception of Ireland, European patents have to be validated within a period of 3 months after the publication of the patent application according to art. 97 (2) EPC to ensure that they become valid in the selected EPC contracting states.


For a non binding enquiry, please send us the European Patent Number or the European Application Number and your selection of states.

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