IRELAND ACCEDES TO THE LONDON AGREEMENT

With effect from 1st March 2014, Ireland has formally acceded to the London Agreement. In practice, it has been possible since 3rd September 2012 to avoid filing any translation where a European Patent is granted in the German or French languages, as changes to Ireland’s national laws effective from that date dispensed with the requirement for such translations. Nevertheless, Ireland has formally joined the club of London Agreement countries now, expressing Ireland’s open views on modernizing our IP laws.

This entry was posted in News. Bookmark the permalink. Both comments and trackbacks are currently closed.
  • MacLachlan & Donaldson are our legal advisors on patent and trade mark applications and registrations for the last 20 years.  This company is highly professional, efficient, objective, focused and has skilled teams working on all legal issues.

    Robert A. Merry & Co. Limited

    View all Testimonials
  • Follow us on Twitter