Patent representative

Patent representatives represent the parties to proceedings relating to the acquisition, maintenance and other requirements in connection with any right under the provisions of the Industrial Property Act (ZIL-1). In proceedings relating to the rights under ZIL-1, patent representatives may also represent parties before courts and other state authorities if they meet the requirements laid down by the regulations governing representation before the courts and other state authorities. The authorising person may authorise one or more representatives for all or some of the acts in proceedings before the Slovenian Intellectual Property Office (hereinafter: the Office).

Prior to the commencement of the representation activity, patent representatives must pass the examination for patent representative before the Office and register in the Register of Patent Representatives kept by the Office.

Responsible: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | Last updated: 30. 01. 2020