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Patents – Ireland

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

  1. Pay designation fee to European Patent Office (EPO) who will notify Irish Patents Office of patents granted
  2. Irish Patents Office publishes details in its official journal
  3. To maintain patent, pay annual renewal fee which falls due upon anniversary of date of filing with EPO

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