EPO fees increases from 1st April 2022
As of the 1st of April 2022, the European Patent Office (EPO) will be increasing its fees. An increase in fees occurs frequently and is, in part, due to inflation. Regardless, it is important to know
Grow your Business with Patent Place
Are you going through a period of fast growth and digitalization in 2022? As an SME your primary concern will be managing your time efficiently, while keeping costs down and ensuring Return on Investment. As your business
IP Digitalization Empowering SMEs
We recognize the two of the biggest struggles for Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) is maintaining profitability and protecting themselves against competition. Keeping costs down is a must. When it comes to protecting your Company’s Brand and Ideas, the process
Patent Place – The Future of EPO Patent Filing is here!
We are proud to launch Patent Place, our supported online platform for filing patent formalities into Europe. Patent Place is powered by IPReg regulated Pure Ideas Ltd. Patent Place offers a digital solution suitable for both IP professionals and
How Much Does a European Patent Cost?
Patent protection is an investment. While there is a general timeline for patent applications how long it will take to convince the patent office examiner that your patent
The EPO’s Form 1200 for Entry Into the European Phase – Explained
The European Patent Office (EPO) has a specific form for entering the European Regional Phase of a Patent Cooperation Treaty patent application (a ‘Euro-PCT’). 1. Background The contents of the
Countries with a 31-month deadline from priority date for entering National/Regional Phase under PCT Chapters I and II
The PCT application procedure comprises filing, international search, international publication, supplementary international search, international preliminary examination, and national phase. All PCT patent applications are subject to search and examination. In the first phase, Chapter I,