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Cyprus Deed of Assignment for Patents
DOA
Cyprus Power of Attorney for Patents
POA

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Cyprus Patent Law

what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
Patents may be searched by patent number, EP/PCT number
EXAMINATION
As to form only, for EP validations
PUBLICATION
Granted national patents and European patents validated in Cyprus are published in the Official Gazette
OPPOSITION
No provisions
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable upon validation. Grace period of 6 months for late payment with a surcharge
PROTECTION TERM
20 years from the international filing date

Requirements

Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Copy of the specifications in English with Greek Translation
• 1 set of drawings and the abstract
What you need to know
• Must be submitted at the time of EP validation
• POA may be submitted within three months from validation
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of change of name/address, notarized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Greek upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Deed of Assignment, notarized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Greek upon submission
• Separate POAs are required from the assignee and assignor
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of merger, notarized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Greek upon submission
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• License agreement, notarized
What you need to know
• Documents must be accompanied with a sworn English translation if made in a foreign language
• Documents must be translated into Greek upon submission