Board of Appeals

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In the cases provided by law, the Board of Appeals resolves:

1) appeals filed to contest decisions, register acts, refusal to perform register acts or delay in performance of register acts by the Estonian Patent Office;
2) disputes between a third party and an applicant or owner based on revocation applications, requests for declaration of nullity of an exclusive right or for declaring an exclusive right extinguished, requests for revocation of legal protection afforded to an object of industrial property rights or other requests (hereinafter each referred to as request).

The working language of the Board of Appeal is Estonian and the decisions of the Board are done and published in Estonian. 

A person with no residence, seat or commercial or industrial enterprise in Estonia has to authorise a patent attorney operating in the respective area of industrial property to perform procedures at the Board.

See more: Principles of Legal Regulation of Industrial Property Act


The Estonian Patent Office
Toompuiestee 7
15041 Tallinn

e-mail: toak [at]
phone: 627 7900 
fax: 645 1342

Last modified 29.12.2021