Which documents do you need to file a trademark application in Italy?

- A power of attorney, signed by the applicant

- Sample of the trademark, if it is not a word mark, in a .jpg or a .pdf file

- (Priority document, if any, with English, French or German translation)


And the following information:

- Complete name and (head office) address of the applicant

- List of products or services to be protected

 

Which documents do you need to file a patent application in Italy?

- A power of attorney, signed by the applicant

- Drawings (in .pdf file)

- (Priority document, if any, with English, French or German translation)


And the following information:

- Complete name and (head office) address of the applicant

- Name, surname and nationality of the inventor/s

- Description, claims and abstract (English, French or German)

 

Which documents do you need to file validation in Italy of a European Patent?

- A power of attorney, signed by the applicant

 

Which documents do you need to file validation a design application in Italy?

- A power of attorney, signed by the applicant

- Drawings (in .jpg or .pdf file)

- (Priority document, if any, with English, French or German translation)


And the following information:

- Complete name and (head office) address of the applicant

- Name, surname and nationality of the author/s

- A short description and claims (English, French or German)

 

How long does it take to obtain a Patent in Italy?

If no priority was claimed, the IPTO issues a Search Report within the 9th month from the filing date; amendments to the application can be filed within the following 9 months; grant of the patent usually follows in about one year.
For patent applications claiming foreign priority the Letters Patent is issued in about a couple of years.

 

How long does it take to obtain a Trademark Registration in Italy?

Publication of the Trademark is usually made within 6-9 months from the filing date; if no opposition in filed in the following 3 months, the Trademark is usually registered by the IPTO in the following few months.

 

How long does it take to obtain registration of a design in Italy?

The IPTO usually takes from a few months to one years to issue registration of design applications.