ARIPO Patent Tariffs

ARIPO Patents, Trademarks & Designs

ARIPO Patents, Trade Marks & Designs

ARIPO Patent Tariffs


(from 1 January 2020)

Amounts quoted in USD($)

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1. Filing application

1.1 Basic application fee 1300.00
1.2 Designation fee, per country designated 85.00
1.3 Subsequent lodgement of outstanding documents 250.00
1.2 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 50.00
 2.2.2  2nd Anniversary 70.00
 2.2.3  3rd Anniversary 90.00
 2.2.4  4th Anniversary 110.00
 2.2.5  5th Anniversary 130.00
 2.2.6  6th Anniversary 150.00
 2.2.7  7th Anniversary 170.00
 2.2.10  8th Anniversary 190.00
 2.2.11  9th Anniversary 210.00
 2.2.12  10th Anniversary 230.00
 2.2.13  11th Anniversary 250.00
 2.2.12  12th Anniversary 270.00
 2.2.13  13th Anniversary 290.00
 2.2.14  14th Anniversary 310.00
 2.2.15  15th Anniversary 330.00
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 Requesting Substantive Examination and Payment of Search and Examination Fees 1150.00
3.2 Reporting of Official Action  250.00
3.3 Payment of Grant and Publication Fee 1050.00
3.4 Publication surchage for each additional page after the first 30 pages up to 100 pages 25.00
3.5 Additional publication surcharge for each additional page after the first 100 pages 35.00
3.6 Publication surcharge for each additional claim after the first 10 claims  60.00
3.7 Receiving, checking, reporting and forwarding the Certificate of Grant by courier     275.00

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