Patent Translation & Filing Requirements in Denmark

Languages Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date Any
Language(s) of translation (language(s) of procedure) Danish
PCT National/regional phase possible Yes
Time limit for entering national/regional phase 31 months from filing/priority date
Time limit for filing translation 31 months from filing/priority date (extendible by 2 months)
Paris Convention / Direct Time limit for filing translation Upon invitation (if in English, Norwegian or Swedish only the claims need to be translated)
Certification needed for translation No
Certified copy of priority application required Yes, 16 months from priority date
Translation of priority application required No, only upon request
Certification needed for translation of priority application No
EP Required translations Claims only if Specification is in English

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