European Unitary Patent: Protect your invention in 17 countries with a single click

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By choosing the European unitary patent, you simplify the protection of your invention in 17 countries of the European Union, eliminating the need for costly and time-consuming national validations.

What is a European unitary patent?

A European unitary patent is a new form of invention protection in 17 European Union countries, based on the European patent granted by the European Patent Office (EPO). It’s a simplified alternative to conventional national and European patents.
Evidence recognized by courts

Recognized by the courts the world over.

Affidavit valid for life

You will have evidence for life.

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Your registration is available in French, English, Italian, Chinese, German, Portuguese, Arabic, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Russian.

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Receipt of registration available online 24/7.

How to obtain a European unitary patent?

1. File a classic European patent application with the EPO.

2. Once the patent has been granted, apply for unitary effect within one month of publication of the mention of grant in the European Patent Bulletin.

3. Take advantage of protection for your invention in the 17 participating countries.

What are the advantages of the European unitary patent?

The European unitary patent simplifies the patent application process, reduces costs and harmonizes patent law across Europe. In addition, the creation of the Unified Patent Jurisdiction ensures centralized management of patent litigation.

How much does the European unitary patent cost?

The cost of filing a European unitary patent is lower than the cost of filing a conventional European patent. Renewal fees must be paid to a single organization, the EPO. On average, the total cost is estimated at around 5,000 euros for the first ten years.

How can we help you with your European unitary patent application?

We guide you through the European unitary patent filing process, from prior art search to final filing. Our services also include tracking of all deadlines to ensure that your patent remains valid.

Countries where the European unitary patent is valid

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain and Sweden.

Please note that the estimated average cost may vary depending on several factors, including patent attorney fees, translation costs and taxes.