Article 14
Reduction of fees

The reduction laid down in Rule 6, paragraph 3, of the Convention shall be 30% of the filing fee or examination fee.
Where the European Patent Office has drawn up an international preliminary examination report, the examination fee shall be reduced by 75%. If the report was established on certain parts of the international application in accordance with Article 34, paragraph 3(c), PCT, the fee shall not be reduced if subject-matter not covered by the report is to be examined.
Amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 19/13 of 13.12.2013 (OJ EPO 2014, A4), which entered into force on 01.04.2014.
See notice from the EPO of 10.01.2014 concerning amended Rule 6 EPC and Article 14(1) RFees (OJ EPO 2014, A23).
Last amended by decision of the Administrative Council CA/D 17/17 of 13.12.2017 (OJ EPO 2018, A4), which entered into force on 01.04.2018.
Version history +
13.12.2007 - 31.3.2014 
1.4.2014 - 
CA/D 19/13 (OJ EPO 2014, A4)

Quick Navigation