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2.11 When should I provide a Chinese translation if I filed in a language other than Chinese? Can I make a request for an extension of the time period?

The Chinese translations of foreign language documents must be provided within 4 months for invention and design patent applications, and 2 months for utility model patent applications from the date of submitting the foreign language documents.

Prior to the expiration of the time period, the applicant may make a request for an extension. The total time period for submitting the Chinese translations may be extended up to 6 months from the date of submitting the foreign language documents.

  • Publish Date : 2020-08-26
  • Update : 2020-09-14
  • Organization : International Legal Affairs Office
  • Visitors : 1964

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