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FILING KOREAN PATENT APPLICATION
Applicant
Either the inventor of an invention or his assignee can file a patent application for the invention with KIPO. The applicant may be either a natural person or a juristic person.
Documents Required
A person who desires to obtain a patent must submit the following documents to the commissioner of KIPO:
an application stating the name and address of the inventor and applicant, the title of the invention, and priority data (if the right of priority is claimed);
a specification setting forth the following matters: the title of the invention; a brief description of drawings (if any); a detailed description of the invention; and claim(s);
drawing(s), if any;
an abstract;
if the right of priority is claimed, the priority document which is a certified copy of the priority application together with its Korean translation (whenever an applicant is requested to submit a Korean translation of a priority document); and
a power of attorney, if necessary.
Claim of Priority
In order to enjoy the priority right, an application should be filed in the Republic of Korea within 1 year from the filing date of the priority application. The abovementioned priority document may be submitted within one year and four months from the priority date. If the priority document is not submitted within that period of time, the claim of priority will become null and void.
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Filing Requirements
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Refusal and Appeal
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Examination
Registration and Technical Evaluation
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Filing Requirements
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