COUNTRY : PORTUGUESE REPUBLIC
CAPITAL : LISBON
LANGUAGE : PORTUGUESE
The IP office of Portugal is known as Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property INPI and administered by the National Institute of Industrial Property, Secretary of State for Justice and Judicial Modernization
Protection to Inventions is provided at a two tier level in Portugal:
- THROUGH NATIONAL REGISTRATION. Direct Filing with the National Patent & Trademark office
- THROUGH EUROPEAN PATENT CONVENTION.
Kindly refer our guide on the European Patent Convention procedures.