LU Luxembourg - New fee rates

The Luxembourg Intellectual Property Office has informed us that by Grand-Ducal Decree of 30 December 20101 some patent fees have been changed.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Luxembourg are advised that from 1 January 2011 the following rates apply:

1. Publication or correction of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC: EUR 14 (unchanged)

2. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

3rd year

33

4th year

41

5th year

52

6th year

66

7th year

82

8th year

99

9th year

115

10th year

131

11th year

148

12th year

165

13th year

180

14th year

198

15th year

213

16th year

230

17th year

246

18th year

262

19th year

281

20th year

300

 

Surcharge for payment within the period of grace: EUR 20

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

Filing fee (EUR 20) and the renewal fee(s) due on the date of receipt of the request for conversion; the publication fee has been cancelled.

4. Fee for registering a transfer, licence or other rights: EUR 7 per patent (unchanged)

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (14th edition) should amend Tables VI, columns 1 and 3, and VII, column 2, accordingly.



1 Mémorial A-N° 252, 46019 (31.12.2010).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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