Philippines

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Foreign filing information

PCT national stage entry

european validation Direct file pct stage

PH

Filing requirements

Deadline: 30 months*
Power of Attorney: Yes
Assignments: No
Language: English
Translation Extension: N/A
Excess Claims Fee: Yes
Examination Request: Deferred

Country notes

    *31 months with extension

  • Excess claims fee: PHP 300 per claim over 5

Direct (Paris Convention) filing

european validation Direct file pct stage

PH

Filing requirements

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

Country notes

    *Legalization or notarization is NOT required. Must be filed within 2 months from receipt of Office Action requiring submission of the same.

  • A certified copy of the priority document is required at time of filing, along with its simple English translation (in case of non-English language). Late filing of the application is possible within 6 months from the date of filing the application but will result in a late fee, invoiced by the agent.

  • All English translations for non-English specifications are due at the time of filing, or late fees may be incurred.