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  • Disclaimer +

    The wording of this FAQ is simplified in order to present the essential principles underlying the basic intellectual property concepts such as patents and trademarks. The texts do not reflect all the complexities of patents and trademarks procedures and should not be used as working documents.  Non contractual document.  
  • What is the priority of a patent? +

    The right of priority arises with the filing of the patent application. This right is not strictly speaking a procedural step of the application in question, but it is important for the following patent applications that want to protect the same invention in France or in other countries. Its existence is due to international conventions that allow a first application in France to justify effects in other countries than France. The benefit of a priority implies at least two essential Read More
  • What are the steps of the French patent filing? +

    A particularity of the French system is the lack of a thorough examination of patentability. This means in particular that there will be no contradictory exchange between the applicant and an examiner of the patent office (except in cases of flagrant lack of novelty). This aspect makes the procedure for processing patent applications in France particularly simple (not necessarily faster).   Read More
  • What are my options for filing a first patent application? +

    A patent application can be requested in virtually all country in the world. To file a first patent application relating to an invention, it may be chosen to file in any country, in a Region (a system comprising several countries as for the European patent (EP) or to go through an International Patent Application [WO]. However, the provisions relating to National Defense require a French depositor or resident in France to submit his application to INPI (Institut National Industrial Property), Read More
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