Rule 110 159
Claims incurring fees
Consequence of non-payment
(1) If the application documents on which the European grant procedure is to be based comprise more than ten claims, a claims fee shall be payable for the eleventh and each subsequent claim within the period provided for in Rule 107, paragraph 1.
(2) Any claims fees not paid in due time may still be validly paid within a non-extendable period of grace of one month as from notification of a communication pointing out the failure to pay. If within this period amended claims are filed, the claims fees due shall be computed on the basis of such amended claims.
(4) Where a claims fee is not paid in due time, the claim concerned shall be deemed to be abandoned.
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