The Czech Republic is a contracting party of the Agreement on the Visegrad Patent Institute (VPI) (pdf, 509 kB), a member of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), which is an important international organization in industrial property protection field, and contractor of many multilateral international treaties concerning protection of industrial property administered by this organization.
Czech Republic is also a member of the European Patent Organization (EPO) and contractor of European Patent Convention, which is administered by the EPO.
It is also a contractor of Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) administered by the World Trade Organization (WTO).
Trademark Law Treaty (TLT) (pdf, 93 kB)
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) (pdf, 578 kB)
Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement (pdf, 155 kB) on designations of origin and geographical indications and Implementing Regulations for the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement on designations of origin and geographical indications, adopted on 20 May 2015 by a diplomatic conference in Geneva (The Czech Republic is a Contracting Party since September 2, 2022)
Patent Law Treaty (PLT) (pdf, 671 kB)
Singapore Treaty on the Law of Trademarks (STLT) (pdf, 259 kB)
The Czech Republic is a contractor of Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS) administered by the World Trade Organization (WTO) (pdf, 119 kB)
- European Patent Convention
- Implementing regulations to the EPC 2000
- Agreement on the application of Article 65 EPC – London Agreement
- Rules relating to Fees
- EPO Members
The Czech Republic is a contracting party of the Agreement on the Visegrad Patent Institute (VPI) (pdf, 509 kB).
AGREEMENT between the Visegrad Patent Institute and the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization in relation to the functioning of the Visegrad Patent Institute as an International Searching Authority and International Preliminary Examining Authority under the Patent Cooperation Treaty (pdf, 34 kB)
The provisions of the Treaty of Accession (pdf, 29 kB) concerning industrial property rights
(Decree No. 19/1981)
(Decree No. 63/1978)
(Decree No. 13/1976)