Requirements for filing a patent application
We require the following to file a patent application:-
- an original authorisation of agent;
- a petition;
- a specification (or instrument in writing) describing and ascertaining the nature of the invention and the manner in which the invention is to be produced or performed and drawings illustrating the invention (if any);
- a declaration;
- a certified copy of the specification(s) including drawings (if any) of the UK patent and a certificate of the Comptroller-General of the UK Patent Office giving full particulars of the issue of the patent on such specification(s), if the application is to be based on a UK registration.
All documents must be filed in duplicate for independent applications. All applications are prepared on behalf of clients. The Registry will not accept any applications for filing without original documentation.
Download Patent Authorisation of Agent form (PDF 36 KB)