OJ EPO 2016, A10 - LV Latvia

New fee rates

The Patent Office of the Republic of Latvia has informed us that some patent fees have been changed. [ 1 ]

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Latvia are advised that from 1 January 2016 the rates below apply.

1. Publication or correction of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC: EUR 50 (if filed on paper) or EUR 40 (if filed electronically)

2. Publication or correction of translations of the patent under Article 65 EPC: EUR 50 (if filed on paper) or EUR 40 (if filed electronically)

3. Renewal fees:



3rd year 


4th year 


5th year 


6th year 


7th year 


8th year 


9th year 


10th-15th year 


16th-20th year 


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

Filing fee: EUR 120

5. Registering transfers, licences and other rights: EUR 40 per patent

Payment of fees

The bank account for renewal fees and other fees concerning European patents in Latvia has also changed as follows:

Payee: LR Patentu valde Reg. No. 90000042944

Citadeles iela 7/70

1010 Riga

Name and address of the bank:

Treasury of the Republic of Latvia

Smilšu iela 1

1919 Riga


IBAN: LV43 TREL 9190 4620 1500 B

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, VIII, column 2, and IX, column 4, accordingly.



[ 1 ] Vēstnesis No. 248 (5566), 18.12.2015.