Contracting state

Sweden

Legal basis for levying renewal fees

 

§ 86 PA

Enquiries re renewal fees:
The Cashier's Office

Tel. +46 8 7822522
Fax +46 8 6660286

1

Amount of fees

(plus any charges levied by banks)

 

Year

SEK

Year

SEK

11th

3 400

12th

3 800

3rd

1 400

13th

4 200

4th

1 500

14th

4 600

5th

1 700

15th

5 000

6th

1 900

16th

5 400

7th

2 100

17th

5 800

8th

2 400

18th

6 200

9th

2 700

19th

6 600

10th

3 000

20th

7 000


§ 46 PD and Annex B

2

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

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

(c) Earliest possible date for payment

 

(a) Payment must have been made before expiry of the month in which the date of filing occurred

(b) n/a

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


§ 41 PA

3

Period of grace for payment of fees (with surcharge)

(a) duration

(b) surcharge

 

(a) 6 months from due date

(b) 20%


§ 41 PA
§ 46 PD
Annex B

4

Communication of a reminder in cases of non-payment

(a) provided for?

(b) date of despatch

 

(a) Yes, but not mandatory

(b) Approx. 1 month 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 12 months 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


§ 72 PA

7

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

 

Publication in the patent bulletin

Entry in the patent register


§ 51 PA
§ 42 PD

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

 

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