Schedule of fees and expenses applicable as from 1 April 2014

Description of fees codes

001

Filing fee – EP direct – not online

 

001

Filing fee – EP direct – online

 

002

Fee for a European search – supplementary search for applications filed before 1.7.2005

 

002

Fee for a European search – applications filed on or after 1.7.2005

 

003

Fee for an international search

 

005

Designation fee – for each state designated (max. 7) for applications filed before 1.4.2009

 

005

Designation fee – for all contracting states designated for applications filed on or after 1.4.2009

 

006

Examination fee – for applications filed before 1.7.2005 and for international applications filed on or after 1.7.2005 without a supplementary European search report

 

006

Examination fee – for applications filed on or after 1.7.2005

 

007

Fee for grant and printing (not more than 35 pages) or fee for grant including fee for publication

 

008

Additional printing fee for 36th and each subsequent page

 

009

Fee for publishing a new specification of the European patent

 

010

Opposition fee

 

011

Fee for appeal

 

013

Fee for re-establishment, reinstatement, restoration (EPC, PCT)

 

014

Conversion fee

 

015

Claims fee – for the 16th to the 50th claim

 

015

Claims fee – for the 51st and each subsequent claim

 

016

Claims fee in accordance with R. 71(4) EPC – for the 16th to the 50th claim

 

016

Claims fee in accordance with R. 71(4) EPC – for the 51st and each subsequent claim

 

017

Fee for requesting a decision by the opposition division on the fixing of costs (Rule 88(3) EPC)

 

018

Fee for the conservation of evidence

 

019

Transmittal fee for an international application

 

020

Filing fee – entry into EP phase – not online

 

020

Filing fee – entry into EP phase – online

 

021

Fee for preliminary examination of international application

 

022

Registering of transfer

 

023

Registering of licences and other rights

 

024

Cancellation of entry in respect of licences and other rights

 

025

Certified copy of European patent certificate

 

026

Extract from the European Patent Register

 

027

Inspection of files (paper copies max. 100 pages, electronic storage medium)

 

029

Certified copy of application –priority document

 

030

Communication of information from the files of a European patent application

 

031

Issue of receipts by fax

 

033

Renewal fee for the 3rd year

 

034

Renewal fee for the 4th year

 

035

Renewal fee for the 5th year

 

036

Renewal fee for the 6th year

 

037

Renewal fee for the 7th year

 

038

Renewal fee for the 8th year

 

039

Renewal fee for the 9th year

 

040

Renewal fee for the 10th year (constant from 10th year on)

 

041

Renewal fee for the 11th year

 

042

Renewal fee for the 12th year

 

043

Renewal fee for the 13th year

 

044

Renewal fee for the 14th year

 

045

Renewal fee for the 15th year

 

046

Renewal fee for the 16th year

 

047

Renewal fee for the 17th year

 

048

Renewal fee for the 18th year

 

049

Renewal fee for the 19th year

 

050

Renewal fee for the 20th year

 

054

Basic fee for the European qualifying examination for professional representatives

 

055

Additional copy of documents cited in search report

 

056

Surcharge on fee for printing (R. 82(3), R. 95(3) EPC)

 

059

Additional charge per page for transmission by fax – in Europe

 

059

Additional charge per page for transmission by fax – outside Europe

 

060

Fee for a technical opinion

 

061

Surcharge under Art. 7(3) RFees

 

062

Protest fee – for international applications

 

063

Late payment fee (R. 16bis.2 PCT)

 

064

Late payment fee (R. 58bis.2 PCT)

 

066

Fee for late furnishing of sequence listing (R. 13ter.1, 13ter.2 PCT)

 

067

Fee for late furnishing of sequence listing (R. 30(3) EPC)

 

069

Review fee for a supplementary international search

 

080

Certification of other documents

 

093

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 3rd year

 

094

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 4th year

 

095

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 5th year

 

096

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 6th year

 

097

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 7th year

 

098

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 8th year

 

099

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 9th year

 

100

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 10th year

 

101

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 11th year

 

102

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 12th year

 

103

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 13th year

 

104

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 14th year

 

105

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 15th year

 

106

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 16th year

 

107

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 17th year

 

108

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 18th year

 

109

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 19th year

 

110

Add. fee for renewal fee for the 20th year

 

111

Fee for petition for review

 

121

Fee for further processing (late performance of acts under R. 71(3) EPC)

 

122

Fee for further processing (non-fee-related cases)

 

123

Fee for further processing (late payment of a fee – 50%)

 

131

Limitation fee

 

141

Revocation fee

 

222

PCT charge per sheet in excess of 30

 

224

Handling fee

 

225

International filing fee

 

318

PCT – PDF reduction

 

319

PCT – XML reduction

 

400

Surcharge for extension fees

 

401

Extension fee for Slovenia (SI) (EPC contracting state since 1.12.2002)

 

402

Extension fee for Lithuania (LT) (EPC contracting state since 1.12.2004)

 

403

Extension fee for Latvia (LV) (EPC contracting state since 1.7.2005)

 

404

Extension fee for Albania (AL) (EPC contracting state since 1.5.2010)

 

405

Extension fee for Romania (RO) (EPC contracting state since 1.3.2003)

 

406

Extension fee for former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (MK) (EPC contracting state since 1.1.2009)

 

407

Extension fee for Croatia (HR) (EPC contracting state since 1.1.2008)

 

408

Extension fee for Bosnia and Herzegovina (BA)

 

409

Extension fee for Serbia (RS) (filing date from 4.6.2006 -30.09.2010)

 

410

Extension fee for Montenegro (ME)

 

501

Additional filing fee for the 36th and each subsequent page EP application

 

520

Additional filing fee for the 36th and each subsequent page – entry into EP phase

 

552

Add. fee for divisional 2nd generation

 

553

Add. fee for divisional 3th generation

 

554

Add. fee for divisional 4th generation

 

555

Add. fee for divisional 5th generation or subsequent

 

999

Insignificant amount

 

 

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