COUNTRY : FRENCH REPUBLIC
CAPITAL : PARIS
LANGUAGE : FRENCH
The IP office of France is known as the National Institute of Industrial Property.
Protection to Patents in France:
- THROUGH NATIONAL REGISTRATION.
Direct Filing with the National Patent & Trademark office
- THROUGH EUROPEAN PATENT CONVENTION.
Kindly refer our guide on European Patent Convention procedures
Please refer our Treaties section on Protection of Patents through European Patent Convention.
Therefore, to obtain Registration of Patents in France, there are two options from which the applicant can choose.