European patent Translation into Italia
The translation of the European patent specification into Italian has to be submitted within three months from the publication regarding the grant of the European patent.
European patent validation fees
The fees associated with the validation of a European patent in Italy are available in the fee calculator.
Power of Attorney requirements in Italy
Legalization or notarization of the Power of Attorney is not required. It may be provided within two months from filing to the Italian Patent Office.
Representation by an Italian patent attorney
For foreigners residing outside Italy or the European Economic Area (EEA), it is recommended to perform validation of the European patent in Italy through an agent: a registered Italian patent attorney or a foreign lawyer provided that he has an address for service within the EEA.