MACIPO & ASSOCIATES has expertise in all technical areas
including electronics, optics, computer software, biotechnology, chemistry,
pharmaceuticals, and mechanical, civil and electrical engineering. We keep
abreast of the latest developments in technology and patent law, and
continue to be involved in some of the leading cases in biotechnology,
electronics and computer-related inventions.
We have wide and successful experience of
presentation of cases at European Patent Office hearings and interviews, and
in particular frequently represent clients in opposition and appeal
hearings. We are also well-placed to advise on all aspects of patent
strategy, portfolio management, and the exploitation of patents, including
The Eurasian Patent Convention provides for patent protection in the states
which formerly made up the USSR. It provides a means for gaining protection
in 11 member states of the Commonwealth of Independent States.
The Eurasian Patent Office is located in Moscow and the Convention is
administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Persons
from any United Nations state, bound by the Paris Convention for the
Protection of Industrial Property and the PCT can apply for patent
protection in all countries bound by the treaty by filing an Eurasian patent
application in the Russian language. Alternatively, Eurasian patents can be
applied for via the PCT route.
An Eurasian patent provides protection for a maximum term of twenty years from
the filing date.
The following states are included in the Eurasian patent system.
(KG) The Kyrgyz Republic;
(MD) Republic of Moldova;
(RU) Russian Federation;
(TJ) Republic of Tajikistan;