Slobodan Petošević
  • Group Executive Chairman and CEO

Country Facts

Latvian, Russian
Lutheran, Roman Catholic, Russian Orthodox

International Conventions

Berne Convention (Copyright), Budapest Treaty, European Patent Convention, Hague Agreement, Locarno Agreement, Madrid Agreement (Marks), Madrid Protocol, Nice Agreement, Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), Patent Law Treaty (PLT), Phonograms Convention, Rome Convention, Singapore Treaty, Trademark Law Treaty, UPOV Convention, WIPO Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, WTO (GATT, TRIPS Agreements)

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Name, address and occupation of the inventor
  • Priority application data
  • Patent specification and claim (claims may be filed later)

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • List of goods/services
  • A representation of the mark

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant data
  • Priority application data
  • Drawing or photograph of the claimed model or design


All other documents may be filed subsequently. Documents filed with the Latvian PTO should be in Latvian or translated into Latvian.