Official Journal July 2018

Citation: A64
Online publication date: 31.7.2018

INFORMATION FROM THE CONTRACTING STATES/ EXTENSION AND VALIDATION STATES


PT Portugal

New fee rates

By Resolution No. 725/2018 regarding fees, published on 27 June 2018, [ 1 ] some patent fees of the Portuguese Institute of Industrial Property (INPI) have been changed.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Portugal are advised that from 1 July 2018 the following rates apply:

1. Filing of European patent applications with INPI:

Transmittal fee: EUR 21.04 (unchanged)

2. Publication of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC:

Fee for provisional protection: EUR 53.30 if filed online, EUR 106.61 if filed on paper

Correction of the translation of the patent claims: EUR 26.66 if filed online, EUR 53.30 if filed on paper

3. Publication of translations of the patent under Article 65 EPC:

Fee for national validation: EUR 53.30 if filed online, EUR 106.61 if filed on paper

Correction of the translation of the patent: EUR 26.66 if filed online, EUR 53.30 if filed on paper

4. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

3rd year

0

4th year

0

5th year

52.57

6th year

78.84

7th year

105.14

8th year

157.71

9th year

315.40

10th year

367.98

11th year

367.98

12th year

420.54

13th year

473.11

14th year

525.69

15th year

578.24

16th year

578.24

17th year

683.38

18th year

683.38

19th year

735.95

20th year

735.95

5. Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national patent applications or patents:

Filing fee: EUR 106.61 if filed online, EUR 213.21 if filed on paper

6. Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national utility model applications or utility models:

Filing fee: EUR 106.61 if filed online, EUR 213.21 if filed on paper

Examination fee: EUR 79.97 if filed online, EUR 159.91 if filed on paper

7. Registering a transfer, licence or other right:

Transfer fee: EUR 106.61 if filed online, EUR 133.26 if filed on paper

Licence fee: EUR 90.61 if filed online, EUR 106.61 if filed on paper

Compulsory licence fee: EUR 10.67 if filed online, EUR 21.33 if filed on paper

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (18th edition) should amend Tables III.B, sections 2 and 6, IV, sections 5 and 8, VI.A, section 1, VII, section 2 and IX, section 4 accordingly.

 

 

[ 1 ] Diário da República, 2ª Série – n° 122 de 27 de junho de 2018.

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