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Updated 23/01/2017


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The procedure to follow for national validation of a European patent consists of the following steps:

  1. The whole text of the European patent must be translated into Italian
  2. A 40 EUR fee (secretarial duties) must be paid
  3. Three copies of this form must be duly filled (also stating the domicile in Italy) and attached to the request
  4. The abovementioned documents can be deposited:
  • At a Chamber of commerce (which has offices in chieftowns of each province) that will draft the record report indicating the date of deposit;
  • Alternatively, it can be mailed to the Italian patent and trademark office ( Via Molise 19- 00187 Roma ITALY), providing proof of payment for the 40 EUR fee (secretariat duties)

The documentation must be provided within 3 months from the date of publication in the European bulletin of the granted patent.

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