Schedule of fees and expenses applicable as from 1 April 2014

PCT fees fixed by WIPO payable to the EPO as RO, ISA, [SISA] or IPEA

Code

Applicable as from 1 April 2014
Nature of fee

Amount
(EUR)

 

 

 

225

1. International filing fee (Rule 15.2 PCT)

1 084.00

222

Supplement for each sheet of the international application in excess of 30 sheets

12.00

063

2.1 Late payment fee (Rule 16bis.2 PCT

 

 

50%
of the unpaid fee(s) but not to exceed EUR 542.00

 

064

2.2 Late payment fee (Rule 58bis.2 PCT

 

 

50%
of the unpaid fee(s) but not to exceed EUR 326.00

 

224

3. Handling fee

163.00

 

4. Reduction for filing in electronic form

 

318

  • request in character-coded format + PDF application

163.00

319

  • request, description, claims and abstract in character-coded format

244.00

 

 

 

 

5. The international filing fee under item 1 (where applicable, as reduced under item 4), and the handling fee under item 3 are reduced by 90% if the international application is filed by:

 

 

a) an applicant who is a natural person and who is a national of and resides in a state whose per capita national income is below USD 3.000 (according to the average per capita national income figures used by the United Nations for determining its scale of assessments for the contributions payable for the years 1995, 1996 and 1997) or, pending a decision by the PCT Assembly on the eligibility criteria specified in this sub-paragraph, one of the following states: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahrain, Barbados, Libya, Oman, the Seychelles, Singapore, Trinidad and Tobago and the United Arab Emirates; or

 

 

(b) an applicant, whether a natural person or not, who is a national of and resides in a state that is classed as a least developed country by the United Nations;

 

 

provided that, if there are several applicants, each must satisfy the criteria set out in either sub-item (a) or (b).

 

 

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