At the moment, plenty of things, even formal once, we are able to treat by internet. Days, when we need to spend plenty of hours in dedicated bureaus are over, we are posting each thing by e-mail, not regular post.
It's the same with European patent, which is much easier to get since we are partners in EU. If You need any certificate this kind, You may also get aid of expert.
Author: Patrick Bombaert
There's a dedicated webpage on which You may do European patent search, to make certain nobody else have register Your invention earlier. It is really decent way, cause You do not have to write down a special contract to send it to different area of Europe. You're just using a search machine and wait couple seconds for result. When You find nothing similar, You could start whole process of registration, also online. On the same site You may find papers to fill and then send by an e-mail. But what when we have many of inventions every month, and we don't got time to reserve each? In that case You can hire a dedicated sort of attorney. He will do European patent search for You and another tasks required to get Your patent. You just have to find law agency which is skilled in offers like that. Fortunately it don't have to be someone from Your city, cause they'll work for You online anyway. There are many of experts affordable, so make sure You are hiring finest one. Really helpful would be to read recommendations of their last clients.
International patent is really important when You want to take profits from Your inventions also outside the Poland. It is not difficult to get, but You should find special lawyer if You want to get Your patent fast.