Polish Patent Proceedings
Aims to obtain patent protection in Poland. This usually takes up to 6 years from the date of filling a patent application and - if successful – results in a patent grant decision.. During proceeings the PPO may issue communications objecting to the patentability of the invention. It is often possible to limit the intended scope of protection or to convert a patent application a into utility model application .
European Patent Proceedings
Aims in obtaining a European Patent that may be validated in preselected European states. Application is usually filed in English and the EPO may invite to limit the intended scope of patent protection.
PCT Patent Proceedings (international)
Unifies and standardizes international patent proceedings, as well as enables a decision to protect an invention internationally to be postponed by up to 30 months from the first filing date. In Europe the term to enter the Euro-PCT phase is even longer.
PCT Patent Proceedings (national)
Aims to obtain patent protection in a selected state and may be a continuation of PCT Proceedings. It is conducted in close cooperation with renowned and verified patent attorneys.