PATENT VALIDATION OF EUROPEAN PATENT IN TURKEY
The validity of European patents in Turkey must be validated in Turkey according to the 65th Article of European Patent Convention (EPC). This process is also called validation. Validation includes: Payment of official fees, Submission of Turkish translations of patent specifications to TPMK
MADRID SYSTEM MEMBER STATES
Afghanistan (A&P) Albania (A&P) Algeria (A) Antigua (P) Armenia (A&P) Australia (P) Austria (A&P) Azerbaijan (A&P) Bahrain (P) Belarus (A&P) Benelux...
INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK REGISTRATION ACCORDING TO MADRID SYSTEM
The Protocol on the Madrid Treaty, which entered into force on 1 December 1995, has been implemented in our country as of 1 January 1999. With this Protocol it will be possible to obtain International Registration for the trademarks of Turkish companies. There are 100 member countries. DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR INTERNATIONAL BRAND APPLICATION BY MADRID PROTOCOL Trademark registration...
VALIDATION OF EUROPEAN PATENTS AND ANNUAL MAINTENANCE FEES.
When paying the annual fee for the year in which the fascicle is delivered, the following points are important: The due date of the European patent (the month and day corresponding to the application date) After the date on which the European patent is announced, the annual fee is paid to the TPMK. For this reason, if the due date comes during the delivery of the fascicle, the annual...
PATENT VALIDATION PERIOD OF EUROPEAN PATENT IN TURKEY AND REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
The validation period for European patents is three months since the publication of the relevant European patent registration decision in the European patent bulletin. The additional period to be made within the said period is given for another 3 months together with the request. , In the case of the European Patent (fascicule delivery) you will have the following documents...
MEMBER STATES OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT ORGANISATION
The following states (sorted alphabetically) are currently members of the European Patent Organisation. So the validation is possible in these states including TURKEY. Code Member state Since AL Albania 1 May 2010 AT Austria 1 May 1979 BE Belgium 7 October...
HAGUE SYSTEM (INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF DESIGNS)
The Hague System of international registration of industrial designs has emerged due to the need for an economical, easy and efficient registration system. The Hague Agreement is made up of three different types of texts: Geneva Text which was adopted on 2 July 1999 and entered into force on 23 December 2003 (1999) The Hague text, which was adopted on November 28, 1960 and entered into...
COUNTRIES IN THE HAGUE SYSTEM FOR INTERNATIONAL REGISTRATION OF INDUSTRIAL APPLICATIONS
The countries included in The Hague System for the International Register of Industrial Designs are following: African Intellectual Property Organization (AIPO) Germany United States of America Albania The European Union (RCD) Azerbaijan Bosnia and Herzegovina Botswana Brunei Bulgaria Denmark Armenia Estonia Finland France Ghana Georgia...
INTERNATIONAL TRADEMARK REGISTRATION
The world economy, financial and commercial regime are basically shaped by the International Monetary Fund (IMF), the World Bank and the World Trade Organization (WTO), and other organizations are helping to operate this scheme. Accordingly, the world trade system will be shaped in accordance with the principles set forth by the World Trade Organization. Further implementation of...