Contracting state

Denmark

Legal basis for levying renewal fees

 

§ 81, 99 PA

Enquiries re renewal fees and patent register:

Tel. +45 43 508000
Fax +45 43 508001

1

Amount of fees

(plus any charges levied by banks)

 

Year

DKK

Year

DKK

1st

500

11th

2 550

2nd

500

12th

2 800

3rd

500

13th

3 050

4th

1 100

14th

3 300

5th

1 250

15th

3 600

6th

1 400

16th

3 900

7th

1 600

17th

4 200

8th

1 800

18th

4 500

9th

2 050

19th

4 800

10th

2 300

20th

5 100


§ 99(1) PA

2

(a) Due date (in the patent year concerned)

(b) Time limit for payment (without surcharge)*

(c) Earliest possible date for payment

 

(a) Last day of the month in which the date of filing occurred

(b) n/a

(c) Payment may not be made more than 3 months before due date.


§ 41(1) PA

3

Period of grace for payment of fees (with surcharge)

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

 

(a) 6 months from due date

(b) 20%


§ 81(2), 41(3), 99(2) PA

4

Communication of a reminder in cases of non-payment

(a) provided for?

(b) date of despatch

 

(a) No, but a postal cheque form will be sent to applicants/ repre­sentatives

(b) 2-4 weeks after due date

5

Restitutio in integrum

(a) provided for?

(b) time limit for submitting application

 

(a) Yes

(b) 2 months after removal of obstacle; no later than 1 year from expiry of period of grace under section 3


§ 72 PA

6

Appointment of a national professional representative for

(a) payment of fees

(b) communication of a reminder of non-payment

(c) proceedings in respect of restitutio in integrum

 

(a) No

(b) No

(c) No


§ 66 PA

7

Information regarding lapse of patent in cases of non-payment of renewal fees

 

Publication in "Dansk Patent­tiden­de" (Danish Patent Gazette)

Entry in the patent register


§ 51 PA
§ 47 PO

* For first renewal fee to be paid, see Art. 141(2) EPC.

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