Patent Translation & Filing Requirements in Italy

Languages Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date Any
Language(s) of translation (language(s) of procedure) Italian
PCT National/regional phase possible Regional only
Time limit for entering national/regional phase N/A
Time limit for filing translation N/A
Paris Convention / Direct Time limit for filing translation 2 months from filing date
Certification needed for translation Yes
Certified copy of priority application required Yes, 6 months from filing date or 16 months from priority date
Translation of priority application required Yes, 6 months from filing date or 16 months from priority date
Certification needed for translation of priority application Yes
EP Required translations N/A

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