Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application / Fee for patent grant


Fee for patent grant


The fee for patent grant amounts EUR 875,- + 14,- EUR for each page of the patent application exceeding 35 pages.


Before the Examining Division decides to grant European patent, it shall inform the applicant of the text in which it intends to grant it and of related bibliographic data. In this communication the Examining Division shall invite the applicant to pay within 4 (four) months. the fee for grant and publishing and to file translation of the claims in the two official languages of the European Patent Office (EPO) other than the language of the proceedings.


If the applicant pays the fees and files the translation within this period , he shall be deemed to have approved the text intended for grant.


In case the fee is not paid within the given term or if the translations are not filed in due time, the European Patent Application shall be deemed withdrawn.


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EPO Patent Registration and Consulting Services GmbH