Former extension state

North Macedonia (The extension system continues to apply to European and international patent applications filed before 1 January 2009.)

Legal basis for levying renewal fees

 

Art. 67 PL

1

Amount of fees

(plus any charges levied by banks)

 

Year

MKD

Year

MKD

3rd

800

12th

5 000

4th

1 000

13th

6 000

5th

1 200

14th

7 000

6th

1 400

15th

8 000

7th

1 600

16th

9 000

8th

1 800

17th

10 000

9th

2 000

18th

11 000

10th

3 000

19th

12 000

11th

4 000

20th

13 000


Tariff No. 109 Fees Law

2

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

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

(c) Earliest possible date for payment

 

(a) Anniversary of date of filing

(b) 2 months from due date

(c) Payment may not be made more than 6 months before due date.

3

Period of grace for payment of fees (with surcharge)

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

 

(a)(i) 3 months from due date

(ii) 9 months from due date

(b)(i) 25%

(ii) 100%

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) Not later than 3 months from expiry of the non-observed time limit


Art. 105 Law on GAP

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) Yes

(b) n/a

(c) Yes


Art. 16 PL

7

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

 

Entry in the patent register

Publication in the official gazette


Art. 39 Reg.

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

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