Patent

Romania

BASIC FACTS

Patentable Inventions as per Patent Act
Inventions not Patentable
Non-Convention Application
Convention Application
PCT National Phase Application
Divisional Application
Patent of Addition
Patent of Importation (Patent of Introduction)
Others
Utility Model Protection is provided under Patent
Type of Application
Time Period
Extended Deadline
Patent of Invention
Utility Model Patent
Design Patent
Extension of Foreign Patent
Exceptions (e.g. Pharmaceutical Patents)

PROSECUTION

Basic Number of Pages
Basic Number of Claims
Basic Number of Dependent Claims
Basic Number of Independent Claims
Types of Claims
Invention Specification
Language of Specification
Translation required
Due date to file the translation
Power of Attorney (In case of individual applicant, copy of passport is required)
Deed of Assignment
Priority Document, with required translation
Incorporation Certificate, with required translation
Home / Foreign Registration Certificate, with required translation
International Search Report (ISR), in case of PCT
International Preliminary Examination Report (IPEA), in case of PCT
Declaration of Ownership
Declaration of Nationality
Copy of Inventor's Passport
Other Documents
Applicability of Examination
Time of Examination
Time Frame from the Date of Application
Deadline to File the Reply
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Period of Permissible Extension
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
Applicability of Examination
Time of Examination
Time Frame from the Date of Application
Deadline to File the Reply
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Period of Permissible Extension
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
Applicability of Examination
Time of Examination
Time Frame from the Date of Application
Deadline to File the Reply
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Period of Permissible Extension
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
Applicability of Publication
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance
Applicability of Publication
Time Frame of Publication from Date of Acceptance

OPPOSITION

Applicability of Opposition
Opposition Period
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Period of Permissible Extension
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision
Applicability of Opposition
Opposition Period
Permissible Extension to File the Reply
Period of Permissible Extension
Time Frame for Issuance of Decision

PERMISSIBLE AMENDMENTS

Clarifying the invention without resulting in varying the scope of invention
Any addition to cover improvements or amendments to the invention of an earlier patent, varying the scope of invention
Substantial amendments to claims
Substantial amendments to description
Others
Period of Permissible Amendments

ANNUITIES

Annuity is calculated from
Annuity is payable before Grant
First annuity will be due in the Year
Last annuity will be due in the Year
Grace Period
Time Frame for payment of Annuities before Due Date
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate

ENFORCEMENT AND USE / COMMERCIALIZATION OF PATENT

Applicability of Enforcement
Allowable Damages
Time Period to receive Injunction Order
Time Period to receive Judgement
Commercialization of Patent
Affidavit of Use
Other Documents

RECORDALS

Recordals are Permissible for pending Application
Time Frame for Issuance of Certificate
Change of Name / Legal form / Address
Assignment
Merger
License