Contracting state

Luxembourg

Legal basis for levying renewal fees

 

Art. 10 Law of 27.5.77

Enquiries re renewal fees:

Tel. +352 247-84113, -84120, -84156
Fax +352 247-94113

bpp@eco.etat.lu

1

Amount of fees

(plus any charges levied by banks)

 

Year

EUR

Year

EUR

3rd

33

12th

165

4th

41

13th

180

5th

52

14th

198

6th

66

15th

213

7th

82

16th

230

8th

99

17th

246

9th

115

18th

262

10th

131

19th

281

11th

148

20th

300


Art. 5 Fees Reg.

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 12 months before due date.


Art. 10 Law of 27.5.77
Art. 67, 68, 92(3) PL
Art. 6, 7 Fees Reg.

3

Period of grace for payment of fees (with surcharge)

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

 

(a) 6 months from due date

(b) EUR 20


Art. 10 Law of 27.5.77
Art. 67 PL
Art. 6, 9 Fees Reg.

4

Communication of a reminder in cases of non-payment

(a) provided for?

(b) date of despatch

 

(a) No

(b) n/a

5

Restitutio in integrum

(a) provided for?

(b) time limit for submitting application

 

(a) Yes

(b) 20 months from the date of lapse of the patent


Art. 70 PL

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) n/a

(c) Yes

7

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

 

Only renewal fees paid are entered in the patent register.

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

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