NO Norway - New fee rates

NO Norway

New fee rates

The Norwegian Industrial Property Office has informed us that some patent fees have been changed. [ 1 ]

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Norway are advised that from 1 April 2014 the following rates apply:

1. Correction of translations of the claims under Article 67(3) EPC and publication or correction of translations of European patent specifications under Article 65 EPC:

NOK 1 200 plus NOK 200 for each full or part page of the translation (including any drawings) in excess of 14.

2. Renewal fees:

NOK

1st year[ 2 ]

700

2nd year[ 2 ]

700

3rd year

700

4th year

1 350

5th year

1 650

6th year

2 000

7th year

2 200

8th year

2 550

9th year

2 850

10th year

3 200

11th year

3 500

12th year

3 850

13th year

4 200

14th year

4 500

15th year

4 850

16th year

5 200

17th year

5 500

18th year

5 800

19th year

6 200

20th year

6 500

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

NOK 4 650 application fee (including search fee) plus NOK 250 for the 11th and each subsequent claim.

If the applicant is a private individual or a small enterprise of less than 20 man-years, the application fee is NOK 850 plus NOK 250 for the 11th and each subsequent claim.

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (16th edition) should amend Tables III.B, column 6, IV, columns 5 and 8, VI, column 1, and VII, column 2, accordingly.

[ 1 ] Forskrift om avgifter til Patentstyret av 26. mars 2014 nr. 333 (www.lovdata.no, I 2014 hefte 4).

[ 1 ] Due and payable together with 3rd-year fee.

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