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Fees which need to be paid when filing a Euro-PCT application / Claims fee

 

Claims fee:

 

Any Euro-PCT patent application comprising more than fifteen claims, in respect of the sixteenth and each subsequent claim, incurs payment of claims fee. The claim fee amounts:

 

Fees which need to be paid when filing a Euro-PCT application / Search fee

 

Search fee:

 

A search fee must also be paid within 1 (one) month since filing of the Euro-PCT patent application. The search fee amounts 1.165,- EUR for a European or supplementary European search on an application.

 

Fees which need to be paid when filing a Euro-PCT application / Filing fee

 

Filing fee:

 

When filing a Euro-PCT patent application a filing fee has to be paid. The amount of this fee is:

Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application

 

Date on which the fee payment is considered to have been made

 

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.

Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application / Renewal fees

Renewal fees:

 

Renewal fees for the European patent application become due in respect of the third year and each subsequent year, calculated from the date of filing of the application.

 

Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application / Extension fee

Extension fee:

 

The extension fee is payable where the applicant wishes to extend the European patent to EPC non-contracting states. Currently such states are Montenegro (ME) and Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA).

 

Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application / Examination fee

Examination fee:

 

In order substantial examination of the European patent application to be made, the examination fee must be paid. The request shall not be deemed to be filed until the examination fee has been paid. This fee amounts 1.555,- EUR.

Fees which need to be paid when filling a European patent application / Claims fee

 

Claims fee:

 

For any European patent application comprising more than fifteen claims, in respect of the sixteenth and each subsequent claim, incurs payment of claims fee. The claim fee amounts:

 

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