Slovak Republic


Slobodan Petošević
  • Group Executive Chairman and CEO

Country Facts

Slovak, Czech, Hungarian
Roman Catholic, Protestant

International Conventions

Beijing Treaty on Audiovisual Performances, Berne Convention, Budapest Treaty, Lisbon Agreement, Locarno Agreement, Madrid Agreement, Madrid Protocol, Nice Agreement, Paris Convention, Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT), Patent Law Treaty (PLT), Phonograms Convention, Rome Convention, Singapore Treaty, Strasbourg Agreement, Trademark Law Treaty (TLT), UPOV Convention, WIPO Convention, WIPO Copyright Treaty, WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, WTO (TRIPS Agreement)

Minimal Filing Requirements

Patent Applications

  • Applicant’s name and address
  • Inventor’s name and address
  • Patent title, description, claims and drawings

Trade/Service Mark Applications

  • The sign to be protected
  • Applicant’s name and address
  • List of goods and services

Industrial Design Applications

  • Applicant’s name and address
  • Designer’s name and address or applicant’s declaration that the designer waived his/her right to be named
  • Design title and representations


All other documents may be filed subsequently. Powers of attorney and declarations do not need to be legalized or notarized unless requested by the Patent and Trademark Office.

Some documents may require translation into Slovak.