OJ EPO 2015, A14 - EE Estonia

New fee rates

By the new State Fees Act of 10 December 2014[ 1 ] some patent fees payable to the Estonian Patent Office have been changed.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Estonia are advised that from 1 January 2015 the following rates apply:

1. Publication of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC: EUR 32

2. Publication and correction of translations of the European patent under Article 65 EPC: EUR 45

Surcharge for extension of the time limit for filing the translation: EUR 32

3. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

1st year

26

2nd year

26

3rd year

64

4th year

77

5th year

96

6th year

120

7th year

135

8th year

155

9th year

180

10th year

205

11th year

245

12th year

285

13th year

320

14th year

360

15th year

405

16th year

450

17th year

495

18th year

540

19th year

585

20th year

630

4. Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national patent applications or patents:

Filing fee: EUR 225 + EUR 13 for the 11th and each subsequent claim

Conversion into a national application for a utility model:

Filing fee: EUR 105

5. Registering transfers, licences and other rights: EUR 32

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (16th edition) should amend Tables III.B, column 2, IV, columns 5, 8 and 9, VI, column 1, VII, columns 2 and 5, and IX, column 4, accordingly.

 

 

[ 1 ] RT I, 30.12.2014, 1.

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