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Worldwide Revocation Mechanisms

Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox

Worldwide Revocation Mechanisms

Country Third Party Observation and Protest Pre-grant Opposition Post-grant Opposition Re-examination (ex parte) Re-examination (inter partes) Administrative Revocation and Invalidation
Australia      
Brazil          
Canada        
China        
Costa Rica        
Croatia          
Denmark      
Dominican Republic      
Egypt          
Finland        
Germany        
Guatemala          
Honduras          
Hungary        
India        
Japan        
Mexico        
Mongolia          
Norway      
Pakistan      
Philippines        
Portugal      
Republic of Belarus          
Republic of Moldova          
Republic of Korea   √ (ex officio)  
Russian Federation        
Slovakia        
Spain        
Sweden          
United Kingdom        
United States of America   √ (inter partes review)  
Zambia          
EAPO          
EPO        
PCT          

*Reproduced from www.wipo.int


This article appeared in the June 2017 issue of Global Patent Prosecution Newsletter. To view our past issues, as well as other firm newsletters, please click here.