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PATENT REGISTRATION

Protect your invention and design through patent registration. We assist clients in Thailand and worldwide and make the whole process as simple as possible.

Types of Patens, Requirements and Duration

The Thai Patent Act recognizes three types of Patens:

Patent for Invention

The Invention has to be new, inventive and capable for industrial application

Valid for 20 years

Petty Patent

Similar to the requirements for an invention patent, except that there is no need for the petty patent to show a strong technological innovation. 

Valid for 10 years

Types of Patents

Requirements 

Duration (non-renewable)

Design Patent

Design has to be new and capable for industrial application

Valid for 10 years

 

Thai Patent Registration

Filing Requirements for Patent & Petty Patent:

  • Full name, address, country of applicant

  • Full name, address, nationality of inventor(s)

  • Date, priority number and country of priority application (if any)

  • Description of invention, claims and drawing (in English and to be translated in Thai)

  • Notarized Power of Attorney

  • Certificate of Priority Document (if any)

  • Statement of applicant right to apply for patent/petty patent in Thailand (in case of applicant is individual person)

Filing Requirements for Design Patent:

  • Full name, address, country of applicant

  • Full name, address, nationality of designer(s)  

  • Date, priority number and country of priority application (if any)

  • Drawings compromising of 7 views (front, back, right, left, bottom,

       top and perspective)

  • Notarized Power of Attorney

  • Certificate of Priority Document (if any)

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Registration Process.

Patent for Invention: Average Duration of Registration: 3 to 5 years

Filing of Application

Application for Substantive Examination

Publication of Patent

Application for Substantive Examination

Documentary Search & Substantive Examination

Issuance of Patent

Petty Patent: Average Duration of Registration: 3 to 5 years

Filing of Application

Formality Examination

Publication of Petty Patent

Issuance of Petty Patent

Design Patent: Average Duration of Registration: 3 to 5 years

Filing of Application

Formality Examination

Publication of Design Patent

Substantial Examination

Issuance of Design Patent

Please note that duration periods vary, due to the difference in scope/ difficulty of each patent and possible

amendments, rejections or appeals.

Patent Registration Worldwide

Under the Patent Coordination Treaty (PCT) it is possible to file an international patent application with the Thai Department of Intellectual Property or International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization to seek patent protection in Thailand and each of the PCT Contracting States.

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