Contracting state

Portugal

Legal basis for levying renewal fees

 

Art. 90, 365, 366(1), 368, 369 PA
Fees Res.

Enquiries re renewal fees and validity:

Tel. +351 21 8818100
Fax +351 21 8869859

1

Amount of fees

(plus any charges levied by banks)

 

Year

EUR

Year

EUR

1st

0

11th

371.48

2nd

0

12th

424.54

3rd

0

13th

477.60

4th

0

14th

530.68

5th

53.07

15th

583.73

6th

79.59

16th

583.73

7th

106.14

17th

689.87

8th

159.21

18th

689.87

9th

318.40

19th

742.94

10th

371.48

20th

742.94


Fees Res.

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) Anniversary of date of filing. In the case of validation or conversion, 3 months from the date of the first anniversary following the date of validation or conversion.

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


Art. 368(2), (3) PA

3

Period of grace for payment of fees (with surcharge)

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

 

(a) 6 months from due date

(b) 50%


Art. 368(7) PA
Fees Res.

4

Communication of a reminder in cases of non-payment

(a) provided for?

(b) date of despatch

 

(a) Yes

(b) No information available


Art. 368(8), (9) PA

5

Restitutio in integrum

(a) provided for?

(b) time limit for submitting application

 

(a) Yes

(b) Within one year of publication of the notice of lapse by paying a sur­charge equal to three times the fee due and without prejudice to third party rights


Art. 369(1), (2) 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


Art. 10(1), 368(8) PA

7

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

 

Entry in the patent register

Publication in the Industrial Property Bulletin


Art. 375(1) PA

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

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