PCT national phase procedure is not available in other Baltic countries Latvia and Lithuania.
Types of protection available via the PCT in Estonia: Patents, utility models (a utility model may be sought instead of or in addition to a patent).
Requirements for entering the national phase of a PCT application in Estonia
Deadline: 31 months from the priority date
- Specification and claims in Estonian, drawings, abstract in Estonian and in English, information about the inventor and applicant, WO publication No, amendments, if any.
- If the application materials were not filed in Estonian, the Estonian translation must be filed within 2 months.
- Power of Attorney original, on paper. Neither notarization nor legalization.
Deadline: 2 months from the filing date.
A person with no residence, seat or commercial or industrial enterprise operating in Estonia must authorize a patent attorney as a representative before the Estonian Patent Office.