Convention/non convention applications – filing requirements

Date: 2017-02-17
Author: James Cherry

 

Country

Required at filing

Required later

Translation

Indonesia

 

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings – in English

Power of Attorney Original or notarised copy of Assignment of priority document (in English)            Declaration of Entitlement           Certified copy of priority document (with English translation if not in English)

Indonesian translation must be filed within 1 month from the date of filing

Malaysia

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings - in English

Appointment of Agent
Details of the applicants right to apply (if applicant is not the inventor)
Certified copy of priority document not required unless requested

English translation required at filing

The Philippines

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings - in English

Power of Attorney

Certified copy of priority document (with English translation if not in English)

English or Filipino  translation required at filing

Singapore

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings

Statement of Inventorship
Certified copy of priority document not required unless requested

English translation can must be filed within 2 months from request

 

Thailand

 

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings (can be filed in any language for convention applications)

Notarised Power of Attorney

Assignment Deed or Statement of Applicant’s Right (if the inventor is the applicant)
Certified copy of priority document

Thai translation of the specification must be filed can be within 90 days of filing date

Vietnam

 

Full details of applicant and inventor/s including  nationalities
Priority details if applicable

Description, claims, abstract and drawings – in Vietnamese

Power of Attorney
Certified copy of priority document

Vietnamese translation required at filing