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what you need to know

EQUIVALENT SEARCH
May be searched by subject matter, patentee name, title, international classification and priority/PCT number
EXAMINATION
As to form and novelty, inventiveness, and industrial applicability
PUBLICATION
Published in the Official Patent Bulletin
OPPOSITION PERIOD
6 months from publication of search report
ANNUITIES
Due annually on the anniversary of the international filing date and payable prior to grant. 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
• Specifications in English, with Turkish translation
• Formal drawing
• Copy of PCT application and publication
• Copy of priority document, if priority is claimed, certified
What you need to know
• Priority document may be submitted within 3 months from the filing date
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of change of name, legalized
• For change of address, no additional documents are required
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Deed of assignment, legalized
What you need to know
• The assignment price should be indicated in the agreement
Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• Certificate of merger, legalized
What you need to know
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Filing Requirements
• POA, simply signed
• License agreement, legalized
What you need to know
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