What are the current application and renewal fees for each of these intellectual property rights?

Intellectual Property

Singapore Small Flag Singapore

Registered designs – S$250 for the application fee, and between S$220 and S$550 for the renewal fees.

Patents – S$160 for the request for Grant of Patent, and between S$140 and S$1,200 for the renewal fees.

Plant varieties – S$1,600 for the application fee, and S$100 for the annual renewal fees.

Trade marks – S$341 per class for the application fee, and S$380 per class for the renewal fees.

France Small Flag France

Patents

Application fees amount to 36 euros

Search report fees amount to 520 euros

Grant fees amount to 90 euros

Additional claim fees amount to 42 euros per claim after the tenth claim

Increasing renewal fees from 38 euros to 790 euros

Supplementary protection certificates

Annual fees amount to 940 euros

Utility certificates

Application fees amount to 36 euros

Grant fees amount to 90 euros

Additional claim fees amount to 42 euros for each claim after the tenth claim

Trademarks

Applications fees amount to 250 euros for 3 classes (210 euros for online applications) + 42 euros for each additional class.

Renewal fees are identical

Designs

Application fees amount to 39 euros + reproduction fees

Renewal fees amount to 52 euros

Semiconductors

Application fees amount to 79 euros

Portugal Small Flag Portugal

Trademarks: Application: 123, 76 €; – Additional class: 37,37 €; – Renewal – the same as the application.

Logos: Application and renewal: 123, 76 €.

Designations of origin and Geographical indications: Application 123, 76 €.

Company/commercial names: application: 75,00 €.

Patents: Application (includes the annual fee regarding the first 5 years): 104,57 € + annual fee in the next 15 years.

Supplementary protection certificates: Application: 209,14 € + Annual fee; – 6 months’ extension for paediatric medicines: 679,70 €.

Utility Models: Application (includes the annual fee regarding the first 5 years): 104,57 € + annual fee (from 31,37€ until 62,64 € in the last one) in the next 10 years.

Topographies of semiconductor products: Application (includes the annual fee regarding the first 5 years): 104,57 € + 20,92 € annual fee in the next 5 years.

Designs: Application (5 products): 104, 57 €; – Additional product: 10,46 €; – Renewals (from 31,37 € until 62,74 €).

New plant varieties: Application 110,40 € – one year renewals (from 84,20 € in the first year until 241,80 € in the last year).

India Small Flag India

Trademarks: For electronic applications, the current fee is INR 4500 (USD 70 approx.) per mark per class for individuals, start-ups and small enterprises; and INR 9000 for all others. For renewals, the fee is INR 9000 (USD 140 approx.) per mark per class.

Geographical indication: INR 5000 (USD 78 approx.) for application of registration and INR 3000 for renewal.

Copyright: For registration of copyright in literary, dramatic, musical, or artistic works, INR 500 (USD 8 approx.) per work. For a literary or artistic work which is used or capable of being used in relation to any goods, INR 2000 (USD 31 approx.) per work. For application for registration of copyright in a cinematograph film, INR 5000 (USD 78 approx.) per work and for an application for registration of copyright in a Sound Recording is INR 2000 (USD 31 approx.) per work.

Patents:

Official Fee (in INR)
Description Natural Person and/or Startup Small Entity Alone or with Natural Person and/or Startup Others Alone or with Other than Natural Person and/or Startup and/or Small Entity
Application for Patent 1,600 4,000 8,000
For each sheet of specification in addition to 30 excluding sequence listing 160 400 800
For each claim in addition to 10 320 800 1,600
For each page of sequence listing 160 subject to a maximum of 24,000 400 subject to a maximum of 60,000 800 subject to a maximum of 1,20,000
For each additional priority 1,600 4,000 8,000
Renewal fee for each year from 3rd to 6th year 800 2,000 4,000
Renewal fee for each year from 7th to 10th year 2,400 6,000 12,000
Renewal fee for each year from 11th to 15th year 4,800 12,000 24,000
Renewal fee for each year from 16th to 20th year 8,000 20,000 40,000

Designs:

Description Natural Person (in INR) Small Entity (in INR) Others except Small entity (in INR)
Application for design 1,000 2,000 4,000
Renewal 2,000 4,000 8,000

Greece Small Flag Greece

Patents

Filing fee 50,00
Claims fee for 11th and each subsequent patent claim 30,00 per claim
Search Report Fee 300,00
Reasoned Search Report 640,00
Patent grant fees 150,00
Fee for registering assignments, licences, status changes 200,00
Annuities
First year of protection 0
Second 0
Third 20,00
Fourth 50,00
Fifth 80,00
Sixth 90,00
Seventh 100,00
Eighth 115,00
Nineth 140,00
Tenth 190,00
Eleventh 240,00
Twelfth 300,00
Thirteen 400,00
Fourteen 500,00
Fifteen 600,00
Sixteen 700,00
Seventeen 800,00
Eighteen 900,00
Nineteen 1000,00
Twentieth 1100,00

Utility models

Filing fee 50,00
Claims fee for the 11th and each subsequent claim 30,00 per claim
Utility Model Certificate grant fee 100,00
Fee for registering assignments, licences, status changes 200,00
Annuities
First year of protection 0
Second 0
Third 20,00
Fourth 50,00
Fifth 80,00
Sixth 90,00
Seventh 100,00

Semi-conductor topographies: 231 EUR

Registered designs

Filing fee 100,00
Supplementary fee for multiple designs (up to 50) 10,00
- each additional design
Publication fee 30,00
Supplementary publication fee for multiple designs (up to 50) 10,00
- each additional design)
Deferred publication fee 30,00
Supplementary deferred publication fee for multiple designs (up to 50) 10,00
- each additional design
Fee for registering assignments, licences, status changes 100,00
First 5-year period protection fee -
Renewal fee for second 5-year period 100,00
Renewal fee for third 5-year period 150,00
Renewal fee for fourth 5-year period 200,00
Renewal fee for fifth 5-year period 250,00

Trade marks

Filing fee 110,00
Filing fee - each additional class (up to 10) 20,00 per class

Renewal fee 90,00
Renewal fee - each additional class (up to 10) 20,00 per class
Fee for registering assignments and licences 90,00
Fee for registering status changes of name, address or legal form 50,00
Limitation of goods / services 20,00
First 5-year period protection fee -
Renewal fee for second 5-year period 100,00
Renewal fee for third 5-year period 150,00
Renewal fee for fourth 5-year period 200,00
Renewal fee for fifth 5-year period 250,00

Japan Small Flag Japan

See “Schedule of fees” at www.jpo.go.jp.

Mexico Small Flag Mexico

Inventions

IP right

Application fees

Renewal fees

Patents

$ 521 USD

From the 1st to the 5th annuity:
$ 85 USD each.

From the 6th to the 10th annuity:
$ 100 USD each.

From the 11th to the 20th
annuity: 115 USD each.

Utility models

$ 153 USD

From the 1st to the 3rd annuity:
$ 80 USD each.

From the 4th to the 6th annuity:
$ 95 USD each.

From the 7th to the 10th annuity:
$ 110 USD each.

Integrated circuits

$ 145 USD

Industrial designs

$ 153 USD

From the 1st to the 9th annuity:
$ 80 USD each.

For the 10th annuity: $ 95 USD.

Brands

IP right

Application fees

Renewal fees

Trademarks

$ 173 USD

$ 185 USD

Trade names

$ 45 USD

$ 51 USD

Slogans

$ 51 USD

$ 59 USD

Appellations of Origin

$ 111 USD

N/A

Copyright and other rights

IP right

Application fees

Renewal fees

Reservation of rights: periodical publications

$ 115 USD

$ 63 USD

Reservation of rights: periodical broadcasts

Reservation of rights: characterized, fictitious and
symbolic characters

$ 222 USD

$ 119 USD

Reservation of rights: people and groups dedicated to
artistic activities

Reservation of rights: advertising promotions

N/A

Plant varieties

$ 950 USD

$ 260 USD per annuity.

China Small Flag China

The official filing fees are:

Invention patents:

  • filing fee: 950RMB, substantive examination fee: 2500RMB;
  • annuities: 900RMB per year for the 1st to 3rd year, 1200RMB per year for the 4th to 6th year, 2000RMB per year for the 7th to 9th year, 4000RMB per year for the 10th to 12th year, 6000RMB per year for the 13th to 15th year, 8000RMB per year for the 16th to 20th year;

Utility model patents:

  • filing fee: 500RMB;
  • annuities: 600RMB per year for the 1st to 3rd year, 900RMB per year for the 4th to 5th year, 1200RMB per year for the 6th to 8th year, 2000RMB per year for the 9th to 10th year;

Design patents:

  • filing fee: 500RMB;
  • annuities: 600RMB per year for the 1st to 3rd year, 900RMB per year for the 4th to 5th year, 1200RMB per year for the 6th to 8th year, 2000RMB per year for the 9th to 10th year;

Copyright:

  • filing fee depends on the type of work, ranges from 100RMB to 2,000RMB
  • no annuity;

Trademarks:

  • filing fee: 1) 300RMB; 2) 1500RMB for collective mark and certification mark
  • renewal fee: 1000RMB

United Kingdom Small Flag United Kingdom

Trade mark
As of February 2017, the cost of registering a UK trade mark in one class of goods or services is £170 ("standard online fee"). Should an applicant wish to register additional classes of goods or services, there is an additional fee of £50 per class. Once registered, the trade mark must be renewed every 10 years. The renewal costs for the mark in one class is £200, with £50 for each additional class.

Patent
The fee for registering a patent in the UK, inclusive of the application fee, search fee and substantive examination fee, is either £230 (online applications) or £280 (postal applications).
On the fourth anniversary date of filing, the renewal fee is £70, increasing annually by £20 until the eleventh anniversary date of filing. The renewal fee increases from £250 from the twelfth to £600 by the nineteenth anniversary date of filing.

SPCs
The cost of an application for grant of a supplementary protection certificate is £250 in the UKIPO. The first year annual fee is £600. The annual fee increases by £100 on each of the second, third, fourth and fifth year.

Registered Design
The cost to file a single registered design application is £50 for one design. Should the applicant wish to register multiple designs, the fee for 10 designs is £70. Thereafter, multiple design blocks of 10 can be added to the application at £20 per 10 designs. A registered design must be renewed on its fifth anniversary, and every 5 years thereafter, up to a maximum of 25 years. The first renewal fee, after 5 years, is £70. This increases by £20 on each of the second, third, and fourth renewal periods.

Plant variety rights
The fees for plant variety rights in the UKIPO vary depending on the species variant being registered, however, the commonly occurring fees include an administration fee (£741), a distinctness, uniformity and stability criteria fee (ranging from £310 up to £1765), an annual charge, technical management fees and miscellaneous fees relating to the services.
In the EUIPO, the fee for an online application is €450, or €650 for paper filing. The examination fees vary according to the species, however the range is from €1530 up to €3050 per growing period. In addition to this, annual charge fees and miscellaneous fees are chargeable.

Fees for professional advice
It is important to note that pursuing an application for an intellectual property right can be complex and expensive and typically an applicant will instruct an appropriately qualified intellectual property professional, whose fees will be additional to the registration fees listed above.

UAE Small Flag UAE

Right

Application & registration costs (official fee only)

Renewal costs (official fee only)

TMs

AED 12,009 (approx. USD 3,275)

AED 12,003 (approx. USD 3,274)

Patents (UAE national filing)

AED 2,813 (approx. USD 766) – application & publication fees

AED 7,003 (approx. USD 1,911) – examination fees

Annuity fees start at AED 803 (USD 219) for 2nd year and incrementally increase to AED 1,523 (USD 415) by the 20th year

Patent (GCC patent filing)

USD 2,470 – application, publication & grant fees

Examination fees are decided on a case by case basis by the examiner

Annuity fees start at USD 1,070 for 2nd year and incrementally increase to USD 2,026 by the 20th year

Utility Certificates
Designs

AED 2,813 (approx. USD 766) – application & publication

AED 7,003 (approx. USD 1,911) – examination fees

Annuity fees start at AED 803 (USD 219) for 2nd year and incrementally increase to AED 1,127 (USD 307) by the 10th year

Copyright recordal

AED 314 (approx. USD 85)

N/A

Updated: June 27, 2017