Fast track for utility models

Fast track for utility models

At the beginning of April 2023, the Industrial Property Office of the Slovak Republic introduced a new feature – the fast-track procedure for utility model applications.

This procedure is intended to reduce the average total time that an applicant waits for the grant of this legal protection for his/her patented invention. The time is to be reduced by up to 3 months on average, compared to the current 9 months, a utility model can now be granted in as little as 6 months.

A similar procedure has been introduced by the Office for patents in 2021. The same fast track procedure is already in place for designs and trademarks.

There is no extra fee for the fast-track procedure for utility model applications, however applicant must meet certain legal conditions in order to benefit from fast-track procedure.

If you are interested in a legal advisory on intellectual property matters, including invention, brand or design protection, contact us at any time.

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Súčet vkladov všetkých spoločníkov musí byť aspoň 5000 EUR.

Estimated price includes:

This will be the person to whom we will issue invoice by default and also the person who will be the official trademark owner, once the registration is finished.

We will make categorization for you for free.

You can choose more categories for one brand. More categories means more fees. However, most of the brands use only protection in 2 or 3 of these categories. If you need help with the selection, contact us anytime or write your brand products in the next field.

Video, sound, pattern, colour or other type of trademark.

Trademark consisting of figurative and verbal elements.

Trademark consisting of only words or/and symbols.

Trademark protection in the USA.

Trademark protection in all member states of European Union.

Trademark protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

Design is considered to have individual character if the overall impression it produces on the informed user differs from the overall impression produced on such a user by any design that has been made available to the public before the date of filing of the application for registration. You can contact us for more information.

Your design will be published in the design registry right after formal examination.

Registration may not be possible in this case. Contact us to discuss more options.

The author of the design who will be cited as author in the official registry.

You have written statement from designer that he does not want to be cited as author of the design in official design registry.

Will be displayed in the official registry of designs.

Design protection in all member states of European Union.

Design protection in the territory of Slovak republic.

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