A patent constitutes a form of intellectual property. Find what we mean when referring to a patent, what prerequisites an invention must meet in order to be protected, the benefits of protection and how you can protect your invention abroad.
The life cycle of a patent begins with the idea, its submission to the Registrar of Companies, its maintenance in the Patents Register throughout the duration of its protection, and ends with the expiry of its protection period or the termination of the filing before its expiration.
A step-by-step guide is provided in relation to the procedures of filing, renewal and termination of filing of a patent.
Utilize the available electronic services, including that of an electronic search of earlier patents and applications for granting patents in the Republic of Cyprus and abroad.
Here, you can have instant access to popular tasks such as searches, the application for granting a patent as well as the renewal of a patent.
Here, you will find a variety of information, such as, forms and fees, relevant legislation, gazette, statistics, useful tips and notes, as well as answers to frequently asked questions which will assist you in the management of your patent.