European Patent Prosecution

  • Drafting and filing a European patent application.
  • Responding to communications from the European Patent Office (EPO) during the examination process.
  • Attending oral proceedings before the EPO.
  • Filing an appeal against a decision of the EPO.
  • Filing a request for limitation or revocation of a granted European patent.
  • Validating the granted European patent in designated countries.
  • Monitoring the status of the granted European patent in designated countries.

Simple instructions for European Patent

Pre-grant procedure

Drafting and filing a European patent application: We provide a draft and file a patent application that meets the requirements of the European Patent Convention (EPC). This includes preparing the description, claims, and abstract of the invention.
Responding to communications from the European Patent Office (EPO) during the examination process: The EPO may issue communications during the examination process that require a response from the applicant. We prepare and file a response to these communications.

Attending oral proceedings before the EPO: If an oral hearing is scheduled, We represent the client before the EPO.

Filing an appeal against a decision of the EPO: If the applicant disagrees with a decision of the EPO, We file an appeal.

Filing a request for limitation or revocation of a granted European patent: If the client wishes to limit or revoke a granted European patent, We file a request with the EPO.

 

Granting procedure

Validating the granted European patent in designated countries: Once a European patent is granted, the patent proprietor needs to validate it in each country where they want protection. We help you with this process.

Monitoring the status of the granted European patent in designated countries: We monitor your granted patents in designated countries and provide advice on how to maintain them.

Cost estimation for direct European or EURO-PCT patent application

Direct Filing of a European Patent Application

Official fee: From 1595,- EUR

Professional fee from 750,- EUR

 

EURO-PCT patent application

Professional fee from 1250,- EUR

 

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