OJ EPO 2015, A15 - ES Spain

New fee rates

By Law No. 36/2014 of 26 December 2014[ 1 ] some patent fees payable to the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office have been changed.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Spain 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 108.88;

EUR 92.55 for translations on magnetic data carriers

2. Publication of translations of the patent specification under Article 65 EPC:

EUR 324.14 plus EUR 13.03 for each page of the translation in excess of 22;

EUR 275.52 plus EUR 11.08 for translations on magnetic data carriers

3. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

3rd year

18.66

4th year

23.29

5th year

44.55

6th year

65.75

7th year

108.54

8th year

135.12

9th year

169.56

10th year

218.22

11th year

273.53

12th year

321.16

13th year

368.70

14th year

416.69

15th year

445.00

16th year

463.44

17th year

494.90

18th year

494.90

19th year

494.90

20th year

494.90

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

Filing fee: EUR 74.92 (EUR 63.68 for electronic filings)

Fee for each foreign priority: EUR 19.85 (EUR 16.87 for electronic filings)

5. Registering transfers, licences and other rights: EUR 13.37 for each entry (EUR 11.36 in electronic form).

Registering a change of the applicant's/patentee's name: EUR 16.54 for each entry, up to a maximum amount of EUR 2 734.68 (EUR 14.06 for each entry, up to a maximum amount of EUR 2 324.48, in electronic form).

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

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

 

 

[ 1 ] BOE Núm. 315 of 30 December 2014.

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