OJ EPO 2015, A67 - PT Portugal

New fee rates

By Resolution No. 1140/2015 of 5 June 2015 regarding fees and Statement of Rectification No. 556-A/2015 published on 26 June 2015[ 1 ], some patent fees of the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property have been changed.

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

1. Filing of European patent applications with INPI:

Transmittal fee: EUR 10.41 if filed online, EUR 20.82 if filed on paper

2. Publication of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC:

Fee for provisional protection: EUR 52.04 if filed online, EUR 104.08 if filed on paper

Correction of the translation of the patent claims: EUR 26.03 if filed online, EUR 52.04 if filed on paper

3. Publication of translations of the patent under Article 65 EPC:

Fee for national validation: EUR 52.04 if filed online, EUR 104.08 if filed on paper

Correction of the translation of the patent: EUR 26.03 if filed online, EUR 52.04 if filed on paper

4. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

3rd year

0

4th year

0

5th year

51.32

6th year

76.98

7th year

102.65

8th year

153.97

9th year

307.93

10th year

359.26

11th year

359.26

12th year

410.58

13th year

461.90

14th year

513.23

15th year

564.54

16th year

564.54

17th year

667.19

18th year

667.19

19th year

718.51

20th year

718.51

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

Filing fee: EUR 104.08 if filed online, EUR 208.16 if filed on paper

6. Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national utility model applications or utility models:

Filing fee: EUR 104.08 if filed online, EUR 208.16 if filed on paper

Examination fee: EUR 78.07 if filed online, EUR 156.12 if filed on paper

7. Registering a transfer, licence or other right:

Transfer fee: EUR 104.08 if filed online, EUR 130.11 if filed on paper

Licence fee: EUR 88.46 if filed online, EUR 104.08 if filed on paper

Compulsory licence fee: EUR 10.41 if filed online, EUR 20.82 if filed on paper

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (16th edition) should amend Tables II, column 5, III.B, columns 2 and 6, IV, columns 5 and 8, VI, column 1, VII, column 2, and IX, column 4 accordingly.

 

 

[ 1 ]Diário da República, 2ª Série – Nº 123 – 26 de Junho de 2015.

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