United KingdomAbout Validation in United Kingdom

This page contains information about European Patent Validation in United Kingdom, including the local regulations, and filing requirements.

  • London Agreement

    United Kingdom is a London Agreement country and shares an official language with the EPO.

    For this reason, a granted European Patent Application, is automatically and instantly considered to be a granted national patent in United Kingdom, and so EP Validation is not required.

    It is considered good practice to appoint a qualified local Agent as "Address For Service", who will receive and interpret any correspondence from the local National Patent Office, and communicate as necessary.

    At IP Centrum, we operate a network of qualified agents, and routinely appoint them as "Address For Service" on behalf our clients.

  • Power of Attorney

    No Power of Attorney is required.

  • Translations

    No translations are required for Ratified London Agreement Countries.

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