Patent Filing Services in Albania
Country :- Albania | Capital :- Tirana
Types of Major IP Rights
Patent Office
Street "Aleksandër Moisiu" Nr. 76 Ish - Kinostudio Tirana Albania
Trademark Office
Street "Aleksandër Moisiu" Nr. 76 Ish - Kinostudio Tirana Albania
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Albania
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
31 Months
Yes
Albanian
Yes / POA
Digital/Paper
Patent Office
Street "Aleksandër Moisiu" Nr. 76 Ish - Kinostudio Tirana Albania
Trademark Office
Street "Aleksandër Moisiu" Nr. 76 Ish - Kinostudio Tirana Albania
Fact Sheet - PCT National Phase Albania
Filing Deadline
Filing Extension Available
Filing Language
Form Requirement
Mode of Filing
31 Months
Yes
Albanian
Yes / POA
Digital/Paper
Fees for Patent Activities in Albania
Patent Fee
Filing fee
Fee for Grant
Albanian Lek(ALL)
7,000
6,000
For Utility model
Filing fee
Exemptions, reductions or refunds of the national fee
Albanian Lek(ALL)
6,000
None
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— within six months from the expiration of the time limit
— within two months from the end of the six-month deadline
Fee for reinstatement of rights
Fee for restoration of the right of priority
Albanian Lek(ALL)
50% of the applicable annual fee
100% of the applicable annual fee
7,000
7,000

* All the fees mentioned here is in Albanian Lek

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Albanian Lek(ALL)
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* These fees are subject to change as per the discretion of the patent offices. Get in touch with us to know the exact fee.

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FAQs
Q1. What are the requirements for Filing the New Application?
For Patent, Trademark & Design application:
  1. Name and address of the Applicant(s)
  2. The name and address of the inventor(s)
  3. When claiming priority, the country, date and application number of the priority application (the original Priority document which can be submitted subsequently within three months as from the Application date along with certified translation into local language. This term cannot be extended.
  4. One single, simply signed Power of Attorney (PoA) for each individual client (not for each case) is require, but not necessary at the time of filing (PoA can be submitted subsequently within 30 days as from the date of receipt of the Official Invitation from the Office. This term can be extended).
PLUS PATENT APPLICATION:   One set of application documents including description, claims, drawings (if any); The document showing the assignment of rights from the Inventors in favor of the Applicant, simply signed by the Inventors – can be submitted subsequently, within 30 days as from the receipt of the official invitation. This term can be extended.
Q2. What are the Patent Filing requirements of Conventional Application?
  • Name and address of the Applicant
  • Names and addresses of the Inventors
  • Description of Patent
  • Patent Claims
  • Drawings (if any);
  • Abstract – summary of the invention;
  • Claiming priority, if there any. The Priority Declaration Data:
    • Priority date
    • Priority number
    • Priority country
    • International Patents Classification Symbol of the earlier Patent Request Application
    • The Office wherein is submitted the earlier Patent Request Application if the request in question is submitted to a National or International Office
    • Priority document – can be submitted subsequently, within three months from the date of the submitted request.
  • Power of Attorney simply signed by the Applicant, with company seal applied The Power of Attorney can be submitted subsequently within three months from the notification by the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office that there are missing documents.
  • The declaration of the Inventor/s proving rights assignment from him/them in favor of the Applicant. This declaration shall be formatted as a notarial act.
Q3. Filing a National Phase of PCT Application – Requirements?
  • Name and address of the Applicant
  • Names and addresses of the Inventors
  • Description of Patent
  • Patent Claims
  • Drawings (if any)
  • Abstract – summary of the invention
  • Priority date, country and number
  • International Search report
  • International Preliminary Examination Report
  • PCT Request
  • Power of Attorney simply signed by the Applicant, with company seal applied The Power of Attorney can be submitted subsequently within three months from the notification by the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office that there are missing documents.
Q4. What are the filing time limits for a National phase of PCT Application?
With respect to an international application for which the Republic of Albania is designated or elected and for which the applicant wishes to obtain protection, the applicant shall submit the application within thirty-one months from the application filing date or, if priority has been claimed, from the priority date at the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office.
Q5. What is the Registration Procedure of Patent Application ?
  • The Office is publishing the Patent Application within 18 months as from the Application date or the priority date if the priority has been claimed. Upon the publication of patent Application, the decision on grant is to be issued and the publication date shall be considered as registration date.
  • The interested parties can file an objection to the Decision on grant with the Board of Appeal of the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office within 9 (nine) months as from the date of publication of the patent issuance.
  • Response to the objections can be filed by the Applicant within 3 (three) months.
  • The decision of the Board of Appeal may be appealed to the court by the parties within 30 days from the date the decision reaches the Board of Appeal.
Q6. Validation of the European Patent – requirements (Albania)?
  • The validation of the European Patent can be filed with the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office within 3 (three) months as from the publication date of the grant of the European Patent.
  • AN Albanian translation of patent Claims should be submitted to the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office along with the request for the validation of the European Patent.
  • Power of Attorney simply signed by the Applicant, with company seal applied The Power of Attorney can be submitted subsequently within three months from the notification by the Albanian Patents and Trademarks Office that there are missing documents.
Q7. Do European patents for Albania can be granted on the basis of international applications?
No European patents for Albania can be granted on the basis of international applications with a filing date prior to 1 May 2010. However, a national patent can be granted, assuming that Albania has been designated in the international application. The designation of Albania at the time an international application with a filing date prior to 1 May 2010 enters the European phase 2 is legally invalid.
Q8. How to obtain a reduction in the examination fee?
To obtain a reduction in the examination fee under Rule 6(3) EPC and Article 14(1) RFees, the request for examination may be submitted in Albanian at any time before the examination fee is paid (see decision of the Legal Board of Appeal J 21/98, published in OJ EPO 2000, 406). The request for examination may be worded as follows in Albanian: "Krkohet t bhet ekzaminimi i aplikimit n baz t nenit 94".
Q9. How many member states comprises of European Patent Organizations?
The European Patent Organisation will thus comprise the following 37 member states from 1 May 2010 as follows:
Albania, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, the Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, San Marino, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom.
Q10. What is the duration of filling PCT - National Phase Patent Application?
The Application is to be filed with the Office within 30 months as from the Priority Application date.
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