Annual Report 2017

President’s Foreword

The year 2017 saw not only the targets met by the Eurasian Patent Organization as set for us in 2016, but also new accomplishments that we achieved.

I am proud to report the conclusion of two international patent prosecution highway agreements that capped the work towards this goal. In April 2017, the Eurasian Patent Office and the European Patent Office signed the Memorandum of Understanding on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) Pilot Program. September 2017 saw the signatures affixed to the Memorandum of Understanding on Patent Prosecution Highway (PPH) between the Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) and 

EAPO President

Eurasian Patent Examination

The distribution pattern for Eurasian applications by industry did not change significantly in the year under review. Similar to the previous reporting periods, the most applications were filed for inventions in organic chemistry, pharmaceuticals and medicines. >>

International applications accounted

International applications accounted for the bulk of Eurasian applications in 2017 totalling 2,523 applications, or 76.4% of all the applications filed.

The Eurasian applications filing dynamics

The Eurasian applications filing dynamics under the aforementioned procedures for the applicants from states party to the Eurasian Patent Convention

International Cooperation

The Eurasian Patent Office continued strengthening and advancing the Eurasian patent system in 2017. Cooperation with Eurasian patent integration countries, international and regional IP organizations as well as with leading IP offices >>