Request at CZ Patent office
Observation by a third party
On behalf of party of interest, I may prepare and submit observations concerning the patentability of the invention after a patent application is published, resp. utility model or design.
I can prepare and file a request for revocation of a patent with the CZ Patent Office. The request may be filed even after lapse of the patent, but proof of legal interest is necessary.
Partial revocation is available – it will be carried out as an amendment of the claims. I can also prepare a request for amendment to limit the scope of protection by the Patent Office.
I can prepare a request for a decision determine whether the production process, the given products, their exploitation or their presence on the market fall within the scope of the patent.
Nullity/counterclaim for revocation
I can prepare and file a request for invalidity of a patent. I may further ask a Court to suspend a proceeding on infringement until the Patent Office decides.
Claims resulting from imminent or existing infringement of industrial property rights acquired to the prejudice of their beneficiary fall within the exclusive competence of the Municipal Court in Prague.
I can initiate proceedings at the request on behalf of either the patent owner or another person entitled to use the rights.
Right to information, preliminary injunction, recall of products from the market, permanent removal, destruction (products and tools), pecuniary compensation, damages.