Supplementary publication 2/2016 - Official Journal EPO

Online publication date: 31.3.2016

Description of fee 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

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 3rd year

094

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 4th year

095

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 5th year

096

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 6th year

097

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 7th year

098

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 8th year

099

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 9th year

100

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 10th year

101

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 11th year

102

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 12th year

103

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 13th year

104

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 14th year

105

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 15th year

106

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 16th year

107

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 17th year

108

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 18th year

109

Additional fee for renewal fee for the 19th year

110

Additional 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% of the relevant fee)

131

Limitation fee

141

Revocation fee

222

PCT charge per sheet in excess of 30

224

Handling fee

225

International filing fee

316

PCT – web-form filing reduction

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 -30.9.2010)

410

Extension fee for Montenegro (ME)

420

Validation fee for Morocco (MA)

421

Validation fee for the Republic of Moldova (MD)

450

Surcharge on the validation fee for Morocco (MA)

451

Surcharge on the validation fee for the Republic of Moldova (MD) 

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

Additional fee for divisional 2nd generation

553

Additional fee for divisional 3rd generation

554

Additional fee for divisional 4th generation

555

Additional fee for divisional 5th generation or subsequent

999

Insignificant amount

 

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