Patent requirements


1.- Filing information – Belarus Patent

For Convention Applications or Direct Applications

  • Our filled out patent order form.
  • Copy of the specification of invention including claims and drawings.
  • Russian translation (Specifications and Priority document). Must be filed within 60 days.
  • Declaration of Inventor in favor of the applicant, if applicant is different than the inventor
  • Certified Priority Document with application number and country of origin. The certified priority document has to be presented within 90 days.
  • Company’s copy of incorporation document with translation (if applicable)

For Applications based on International Applications (PCT)

  • Our filled out patent order form.
  • PCT publication and International Search Report.
  • Indication if Preliminary Examination has been taken (Chapter II).
  • Russian translation indicating if there has been any amendment to the PCT original filing (must be filed within 60 days).

The Request for examination is usually filed within a three year period of the international filing date.


Annuities have to be paid after the patent grant.


2.- Power of Attorney

Power of Attorney in the name of our Belarus Patent Agent to act before the Belarus Patent Office (simple signed copy, must be filed within 60 days).


3.- Patent in belarus

Concession of the Patent Grant: 20 years

Concession of the Utility Model or Design Application: 15 years

Member of the Paris Convention: Yes

Belarus is a Member of the PCT: Yes

  1. Patent Filing
  2. Preliminary Exam
  3. Patent Publication: 18 months from the priority date
  4. Formal Examination Request: Before 36 months from the filing date. Must be requested after 60 days from the patent publication date.
  5. 90 days to respond office action from the formal examination.
  6. Acceptance or rejection
  7. Payment of the Final Taxes and Title.
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