On December 01, 2017 a new validation agreement between the European Patent Organisation and Tunisia will enter into force.

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The total number of countries wherein patent protection may be obtained via a single European patent application will rise to 43 countries.

The resulting European patent will, for either direct European or Euro-PCT patent applications filed on or after December 01, 2017, therefore cover a market having a population of around 700 million people.

For further information about how we can help gain European patent rights or for any other query relating to intellectual property, please get in touch.

Article Published November 20th, 2017