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Foreign filing information

PCT national stage entry

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Filing requirements

Deadline: 36 months*
Power of Attorney: No
Assignments: No
Language: English** & Chinese
Translation Extension: No
Excess Claims Fee: No
Examination Request: N/A

Country notes

    *The grant of a standard patent in Hong Kong is based on the registration of a patent granted by the State Intellectual Property Office of China, the European Patent Office or the United Kingdom Patent Office. The deadline for filing into Hong Kong is 6 months from the publication of the corresponding application in CN/EP/UK.

    **With Chinese abstract

  • Hong Kong is not a member of the Patent Cooperation Treaty.

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