|Languages||Allowable language(s) for specification upon filing to obtain filing date||Any|
|Language(s) of translation (language(s) of procedure)||German, French or Italian|
|PCT||National/regional phase possible||Yes|
|Time limit for entering national/regional phase||30 months from priority date|
|Time limit for filing translation||30 months from priority date|
|Paris Convention / Direct||Time limit for filing translation||Within time limit set by Patent Office|
|Certification needed for translation||No|
|Certified copy of priority application required||Yes, 16 months from priority date|
|Translation of priority application required||Yes (in German, French, Italian or English), 16 months from priority date|
|Certification needed for translation of priority application||No|
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