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United Kingdom

Contracting state




Period for retroactive payment of renewal fees which would have become due during the period between revocation of the patent and re-opening of the proceedings before the boards of appeal


2 months

Sect. 77(5A) PA
R. 39 and 41A PR


Beginning of period / due date


From the day the patent is restored by the Enlarged Board of Appeal

Sect. 77(5A) PA
R. 39 and 41A PR


Payment of fees with surcharge

(a) duration

(b) surcharge


(a) From the 2nd to the 6th month after the original 2‑month period has expired

(b) Surcharges are the same as set out in Table VI.A, section 3

Sect. 25(4) PA
R. 36(4) PR


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