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ARIPO PATENT CHARGES

(from 1 January 2018)

amounts quoted in US$

1. Filing application

1.1  Basic application fee 1500.00
1.2  Designation fee, per country designated 170.00
1.3  Claiming priority, per priority claim 50.00
1.4  Subsequent lodgement of outstanding documents 200.00
NB! Please note that in the case of PCT applications, the first (and sometimes even the second) annual maintenance fees may be payable on filing  


2. Annual maintenance fees

 
 2.1  Basic fee   200.00 
 2.2  Plus fees in respect of each designated state:    
   2.2.1  1st Anniversary 60.00
   2.2.2  2nd Anniversary 84.00
   2.2.3  3rd Anniversary 108.00
   2.2.4  4th Anniversary 132.00
   2.2.5  5th Anniversary 156.00
   2.2.6  6th Anniversary 180.00
   2.2.7  7th Anniversary 204.00
   2.2.10  8th Anniversary 228.00
   2.2.11  9th Anniversary 252.00
   2.2.12  10th Anniversary 276.00
   2.2.13  11th Anniversary 300.00
   2.2.12  12th Anniversary 324.00
   2.2.13  13th Anniversary 348.00
   2.2.14  14th Anniversary  372.00
   2.2.15  15th Anniversary  396.00
  For each year thereafter an additional USD 60.00 per designated state is payable.  
   
2.3 Surcharge for late payment of annual maintenance fees for 1st month

 230.00
      For each month thereafter    70.00


3. Costs after filing    

3.1  Examination Report Fee 650.00
3.2  Search Report Fee  650.00
3.3  Publication Fee (payable after acceptance) 550.00
3.4  Publication surchage for each additional page after the first 30 pages up to 100 pages
       Additional publication surcharge for each additional page after the first 100 pages
25.00
35.00
3.5  Publication surcharge for each additional claim after the first 10 claims     60.00
3.6  Grant Fee (payable after acceptance)     750.00
3.7  Receiving, checking, reporting and forwarding the Certificate of Grant by courier     275.00