INVENTION / UTILITY SOLUTION IN LAOS
REQUIRED INFORMATION

1. Name, address and nationality of the Applicant;
2. Name, address and nationality of the Inventor;
3. Title of the invention;
4. Country, application number and filing date of the original foreign application from which priority is claimed (if priority is claimed);
5. International filing number and filing date (in case of the National Phase entry of a PCT application).

 

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS
1. A notarized Power of Attorney from Applicant to VIPATCO;
2. A notarized Deed of Assignment if the Applicant and the Iinventor are not the same (If any);
3. A specification with claims and an abstract;
4. Drawings (if any);
5. The attachment of a Search Report of the invention issued by any patent examination body in a foreign country or by a relevant International Organization, which may be under the consideration of the Registration Unit (if available).

 

GENERAL INFORMATION
1. Late documents are required to be submitted within 90 days from the filing date;
2. Time for claiming priority is 12 months from the first filing date;
3. Time from the filing to granting date is 50 months (as for Patent) and 12 months (as for Petty Patent);
4. In case a Search Report is not attached with the application, the Registration Unit will coordinate with any patent examination body in a foreign country or any relevant International Organization but the entire expenditure will be covered by the applicant.

 

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