The due date for entering national phase in Georgia – 31 months from the earliest priority date

The examination and claim fees for a patent are reduced by 50% where an international search report or an international preliminary examination report has been established. When the applicant is not the inventor, a deed of transfer must be furnished. There is no special form for this statement. Legalization is not required.

Filing:

Translation of the Application from English into Georgian.

Official filing Fee – EUR 72

Official Fee for claiming priority – EUR 96

Substantive examination:

Official Fee for conducting substantive examination of first independent claim – EUR 216

Official Fee for each next independent claim of invention – EUR 96

Granting a Patent for Invention:

Grant fee: registration, publication and issuance of a patent – EUR 160

A maintenance fee is due as from the third year after the international filing date. If the decision to grant the patent is taken after the expiration of two years from the international filing date, the fee for granting the patent is payable together with a maintenance fee for the current year of grant of the patent and for any preceding years between the second year and the year of grant. All subsequent maintenance fees may be paid prior to the due date but at the latest before the expiration of six months from the due date.