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Shown are office fees and related facts for patents granted in or for Slovenia. For example national patents and European patents validated in Slovenia.

Patent protection in Slovenia can also be reached via the Unitary Patent (UP) system. With a Unitary Patent, only one UP Renewal Fee is paid, covering all participating countries.

Office Fees
SI
Slovenia

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

5511

Grant Fee

$

107

Requirements for EP grants
SI
Slovenia

Claims Translation

Slovene

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
SI
Slovenia

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
SI
Slovenia

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

61.75

Residents

2.1M

Official Currency

EUR

Schengen Area

Slovenia Slovenia vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Slovenia, SI (red) relative to other EPC member states (blue). Note that patent renewal fees are to be paid annually and updated regularly. Not included are grant fees, translation costs, and representation costs (if applicable).

I. Requirements for Slovenia after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the claims into Slovene must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.

I.2 Professional representative

No (provided an address for correspondence in Slovenia is given).

For other requests or acts before SIPO, an authorized professional representative, registered at the SIPO, is mandatory.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the EP or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

EUR 100 (Publication fee)

II. Double-patenting allowed?

No; to the extent that it protects the same invention, the national patent ceases to have effect from the date on which

(a) the period for filing the notice of opposition to the European patent expires without such notice being filed, or

(b) the opposition proceedings are finally closed, the European patent having been maintained.

III. Territory

Territory of the Republic of Slovenia

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Slovenia (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide Slovenia – Valid as from 15 Sep 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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