European patent validation in Tunisia

April 2016

Tunisia is finally implementing the regulations of the agreement signed in Munich on July 3, 2014 between EPO President and Tunisian Minister of Industry, related the validation of European patents for Tunisia.

According to the agreement, European patents validated in Tunisia, will have the same legal effect as Tunisian national patents, even if Tunisia is not an EPC contracting state. Also, European patents validated in Tunisia will be subject to Tunisian patent legislation.

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