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Sources of right and history of profession | The conditions of entering this profession
The organs of Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Ethical basis of performing this profession and quality control mechanisms | Lists of slovak patent attorneys
List of resident patent attorneys | List of quest patent attorneys | List of assistents of patent attorneys
List of Slovak companies of patent attorneys | List of foreign companies of patent attorneys
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Sources of right
Web site project of the Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys
Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys
was established by the Act No. 344/2004 Coll. on patent attorneys, on amendment of the Act No. 444/2002 Coll. on designs and of the Act No. 55/1997 Coll. on trademarks as amended by the Act No. 577/2001 Coll. and the Act No. 14/2004 Coll. of 14 May 2004.
The Chamber associates patent attorneys and other natural persons and legal entities, which licence for performing this activity under the conditions and by the way stated in this act and fulfil the preconditions stated in
§ 3 of the Act No. 344/2004 Coll. as follows::
The organisation of the Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys and entering this profession is in accordance with the organisation of the European Patent Institute, where entering the profession of European patent attorney is regulated by the European Patent Agreement and includes compulsory membership in this institute.
The members of the Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys who at the same time members of the European Patent Institute are entitled to represent natural persons and legal entities even before the European Patent Office.
The members of the Slovak Chamber of Patent Attorneys who are registered at the Office for Internal Market Harmonisation in Alicante are also entitled to represent before this institution in cases respecting the trademarks of the Community.
From the history of this profession:
The institute of patent attorney was first established already in the first Czechoslovak Republic, namely by the government statutory order No. 6/1926 Coll., on representing parties in patent matters by patent attorneys and officially authorised technics.
After 1948 this profession as free profession was cancelled due to the political development.
The institute of patent attorney was again established after the change of polity by the Act No. 237/1991 Coll. On the basis of this act was established the Chamber of Patent Attorneys as well with state-wide operation.
After forming the Slovak Republic the Chamber of Patent Attorneys with its seat in Bratislava was established with according to the Act No. 90/1993 Coll.
The rest of legal regulations were passed after the reassessment of the legitimacy of the chamber and compulsory membership in it and fully respects the commitments of the Slovak Republic in connection with European Communities and the European Union.