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Foreign filing information

PCT national stage entry

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ARIPO

Filing requirements

Deadline: 31 months
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Included

Country notes

  • ARIPO member states: Botswana, Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, São Tomé, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania (Tanganyika), Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe

  • Applicant must designate member states where protection is required. The total of the official fees paid is directly linked to the number of member states designated.

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Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

ARIPO

Filing requirements

Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: Yes
Language: English
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

  • A certified copy of the priority document along with a certified English translation of the priority document (in case of non-English language) must be submitted within three months of the filing date.

  • Assignments are required for Paris Convention filings in ARIPO even though they are not required for PCT cases.

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