Entry in the register of patent agents

The Slovenian Intellectual Property Office keeps a register of patent agents. A request for the entry in the register must include:

  • information about the applicant (name, surname and education);
  • attached evidence of fulfilment of conditions (university degree in technical or natural sciences and passed professional examination for patent agents);
  • certificate of payment of the fee;
  • evidence of employment of a person who meets the conditions for a patent agent, has suitable education and has passed professional examination for patent agents (only legal entities);
  • evidence of employment or employment relationship with a person who meets the conditions for a patent agent, has suitable education and has passed professional examination for patent agents (only lawyers and law firms);
  • a list of natural persons who meet the conditions for a patent agent (have suitable education and have passed professional examination for patent agents) (only legal entities)

The following information is entered in the register of patent agents:

  • registration number of the agent;
  • information about the agent (name, surname, and address and head office of the company);
  • date of the entry in the register;
  • information about persons who meet the conditions for a patent agent (have suitable education and have passed professional examination for patent agents), and are employed by the agent or have concluded a contract with the agent (name, surname, address and education).
Responsible: Ministry of Economic Development and Technology | Last updated: 13. 08. 2015