Reduction of the search fee
The search fee is reduced by a fixed amount of EUR 1 110[ 40 ] where the (S)ISR was drawn up by a European ISA, i.e. the Austrian Patent Office, the Finnish Patent and Registration Office, the Nordic Patent Institute, the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, the Swedish Patent and Registration Office, the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office or the Visegrad Patent Institute.
No reduction of the supplementary search fee applies for PCT applications for which an International Searching Authority other than the ones mentioned above was selected.
Date retrieved: 17 May 2021
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EPC Implementing Rules
XR.159 EPC The European Patent Office as a designated or elected Office – Requirements for entry into the European phase
EPO Guidelines - A Formalities Examination
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int.
EPO Guide for Applicants, part II Int. - C The EPO as ISA and SISA
Offical Journal of the EPO
XOJ EPO 2019, A26 - Notice from the European Patent Office dated 27 February 2019 concerning the fee refund procedures
XOJ EPO 2019, A3 - Decision of the Administrative Council of 12 December 2018 amending Article 2 of the Rules relating to Fees ( CA/D 11/18 )