I. Requirements for Bosnia and Herzegovina after EP grant
I.1 Translation requirements
A translation of the claims into an official language of Bosnia and Herzegovina must be filed with the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
I.2 Professional representative
Must be appointed.
I.3 Period for filing the translation
3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.
I.4 Office fee
Publication fee in the amount of 60 BAM. To be paid within 3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.
II. Double-patenting allowed?
No; to the extent that the extended European patent protects the same invention, the national patent ceases to have effect from the date on which
(a) the period for filing the notice of opposition to the European patent expires without such notice being filed, or
(b) the opposition proceedings are finally closed, the European patent having been maintained.
Territory of Bosnia and Herzegovina