ULUSLARARASI PATENT BAŞVURUSU TEMEL BİLGİLER

ULUSLARARASI PATENT BAŞVURUSU TEMEL BİLGİLER
A PCT application designates 148 contacting states to which the applicant has the liberty to proceed with a national phase application. A PCT application advantageously allows multiple non-simultaneous national entries, meaning that the applicant can choose where to file a national phase application as well as when to file it.

The international phase can be extended as much as 30 months or 33 months as in the case of Turkey and therefore provides a serious amount of time following the international filing date for commercialization of the invention to compensate for the burden of the budget in relation with national phase entries. The applicant can dynamically monitor market conditions to update his list of elected states for filing national applications and can as such have a chance to reconsider his market position in various countries/regions until the end of the allowed 30-month term. A PCT application not timely nationalized in anywhere will typically consume any rights to proceed with grant proceedings.

Sum of the official fees for filing an international application is in the amount of EUR.-3.089. Fee reduction is applicable in case the application is filed with the epoline