Official Journal May 2020

Citation: A68
Online publication date: 29.5.2020

INTERNATIONAL TREATIES


PCT

Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT – Annex D

Pursuant to Article 11(3)(iii) of the Agreement between the EPO and WIPO under the PCT,[ 1 ] Annex D, Part I, of the agreement has been revised with effect from 1 July 2020. The complete text of Part I is published below.

Annex D
Fees and Charges

Part I:
Schedule of Fees and Charges

Kind of fee or charge

Amount
(Euro)

Search fee (Rule 16.1(a))

1 775[ 2 ]

Additional fee (Rule 40.2(a) and Rule 40bis[ 3 ])

1 775[ 2 ]

Supplementary search fee (Rule 45bis.3(a))

1 775[ 2 ]

Preliminary examination fee (Rule 58.1(b))

1 830[ 2 ]

Additional fee (Rule 68.3(a))

1 830[ 2 ]

Protest fee (Rules 40.2(e) and 68.3(e))

910

Review fee (Rule 45bis.6(c))

910

Late furnishing fee (Rule 13ter.1(c) and 13ter.2)

240

 

 

[ 1 ] OJ EPO 2017, A115.

[ 2 ] This fee is reduced by 75% under certain conditions (see decision of the EPOʹs Administrative Council of 12 December 2019 (OJ EPO 2020, A4).

[ 3 ] This fee is applied in conjunction with Rule 20.5bis (see decision of the EPOʹs Administrative Council of 27 March 2020 (OJ EPO 2020, A36).

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