Appelations of origin

Patent attorneys of Lexpatent llc render services on all aspects of the acquisition, implementation and protection of exclusive rights to an appellation of origin.

The documents and particulars required for filing an application for the registration and grant of the right to use an appellation of origin:

  • the full name and address of applicant(s);
  • the designation declared;
  • specification of goods with indication of the place of its production (the geographical object boundaries);
  • the description of essential features of the item of goods;
  • for the national applicants – the expert opinion of the competent authority claiming that in the territory of the geographical object given the applicant provide goods, essential features of which are entirely and mainly defined by natural environment and/ or human aspect typical for this geographical object;
  • for the foreign applicants – the document attesting the right to use the claimed APO in the country of origin of the goods;
  • the document attesting payment of the prescribed patent fees;
  • the power of attorney.