Enter the PCT national phase with inovia.com

inovia is ranked #1 in the world for taking PCT applications to the national stage. We use our expertise and buying power to reduce the cost and hassle of PCT national stage entry, which occurs 30 (or 31) months after the priority date of the PCT application.
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Why use inovia.com for PCT national stage entry?

Increased productivity

inovia.com allows you to run instant quotes and file into multiple countries with a single instruction.
Save your (or your client’s) money Cut costs by 20-50% when filing through the inovia agent network. We provide upfront, fixed and transparent pricing to make the budgeting process easier.
It’s flexible

You may choose to use inovia’s agents, your own agents, or a combination.
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Where inovia fits in the process

PCT Process

PCT national stage entry overview

A common way of pursuing patent rights outside your home country is to file an international-type patent application called a PCT application (“PCT” stands for Patent Cooperation Treaty). A PCT application can be filed up to 12 months from the priority application’s filing date, and reserves your right to enter over 140 countries that are members of the PCT. You eventually need to apply for patents in each of the countries and regions where you wish to pursue patent protection. This involves filing separate applications at the “national stage,” which occurs 30 or 31 months after the priority application’s filing date.

Learn more about the PCT process here.


How PCT national stage entry with inovia works

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We instruct our agents and you can then track and view your orders online.

It’s really that simple.


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