HU Hungary - New fee rates

The Hungarian Intellectual Property Office has informed us that by Decree No. 35/2011 (XII.22.)[1] some patent fees have been changed.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Hungary are advised that from 1 January 2012 the following rates apply:


1. Publication or correction of translations of the claims under Article 67(3) EPC:

HUF 23 500  plus HUF 3 500 for the sixth and each subsequent page of the translation


2. Publication or correction of translations under Article 65 EPC:

HUF 23 500  plus HUF 3 500 for the sixth and each subsequent page of the translation


3. Additional fee payable if the translation is filed during the three-month grace period:

HUF 58 700

4. Renewal fees:

HUF

1st year

17 600

2nd year

17 600

3rd year

17 600

4th year

88 000

5th year

110 000

6th year

148 500

7th year

148 500

8th year

148 500

9th year

148 500

10th year

148 500

11th year

148 500

12th year

148 500

13th year

154 000

14th year

154 000

15th year

154 000

16th year

154 000

17th year

159 500

18th year

159 500

19th year

165 000

20th year

165 000

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

Filing fee and search fee: HUF 37 400 plus an additional fee per ten claims in excess of the 10th (11th to 20th claim: HUF 1 900; 21st to 30th claim: HUF 3 800; from 31st claim onwards: HUF 5 600)


6. Registering a transfer, licence or other right: HUF 16 500

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (15th edition) should amend Tables III.B, columns 2 and 6, IV, columns 5 and 8, VI, column 1, VII, column 2, and IX, column 4, accordingly.


[1] Magyar Közlöny 2011/157, 38583.

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