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Patent assignment in Eurasia

According to the Eurasian patent legislation a request for the recordal of assignment in respect of an application may be filed after filing an application till publication period that starts immediately upon paying the official fees for grant and publication and lasts from 3 to 6 months. In case said period is over it is possible to proceed with the recordal of assignment only in respect of a patent.

The documents required for the recordal of assignment in respect of one Eurasian application/patent are as follows:

1) one Assignment Deed, which should be signed and stamped by the parties with specifying authorized persons' names and corporate positions (preferably Director/CEO/Manager). The Assignment Deed in respect of a patent should be executed by the parties on the date that goes after the date of a patent issue.

2) one Power of Attorney from the Assignee, which should be signed and stamped with specifying authorized person's name and corporate position; notarization or legalization is not required, unless it is signed by an authorized signatory.

In accordance with the requirements of the Eurasian Patent Office it is sufficient to provide scanned copies of the aforesaid documents.

The procedure of assignment recordal in respect of an application takes about 2 months. As soon as the assignment is recorded a Decision on assignment is issued. The procedure of assignment recordal in respect of a patent takes about 2-3 months. As soon as the assignment is recorded a Decision on assignment and a Supplement to the patent are issued.