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PatentsPatent protection may be sought:

  • in Italy and in other single states, by filing applications for national patents
  • in several European or non European states by filing an application for a European patent, or for an international PCT patent, or for a Eurasian patent, or for a patent in African countries belonging to the OAPI or ARIPO organisations.

Italy is a member of the European Patent Organisation and of the PCT-Patent Cooperation Treaty as well as of the Paris Convention.