Patent Costs

The tabulated cost estimate is based on following data and assumptions:

–  priority application in English with 15 claims and 25 pages specification in total;
    costs of about 5.000 € for priority application are not included in table

–  prosecution via PCT und Euro-PCT

–  15 year term – grant procedure and patent maintenance –  in PCT member states (non EPC)

–  17 year term – grant procedure and patent maintenance –  in EPC member states

–  only one translation for member states with same official language

–  patent attorney costs comprise flat fees and professional services during prosecution

–  exchange rates are updated every 3 months

Country

Official Fees

Annuities

Translation

Patent Attorneys

Total

 

[€]

[€]

[€]

[€]

[€]

AT

360

7.700

1.125

600

9.785

AU

571

3.351

0

3.400

7.323

BE

70

2.270

1.125

700

4.165

BG

215

3.937

1.688

500

6.339

BR

270

3.566

1.688

4.000

9.523

CA

1.413

2.007

0

4.500

7.920

CH_LI

1.800

4.620

0

1.100

7.520

CN

490

4.926

2.250

3.400

11.066

CZ

232

3.800

1.688

500

6.220

DE

210

7.520

0

700

8.430

DK

1.040

4.180

1.688

1.400

8.307

EP

3.090

2.625

0

5.600

11.315

ES

110

2.695

1.125

1.200

5.130

FI

620

4.465

2.250

1.200

8.535

FR

310

2.950

0

800

4.060

GB

0

2.385

0

1.600

3.985

GR

270

2.176

2.250

500

5.196

HU

312

4.922

2.250

900

8.384

IN

48

1.365

0

2.600

4.012

IT

420

3.760

1.125

1.000

6.305

JP

696

5.796

2.250

6.200

14.942

KR

668

8.387

2.250

4.500

15.805

LU

60

7.520

0

700

8.280

NL

90

8.356

1.688

700

10.834

NO

577

4.235

2.250

1.600

8.662

PCT

3.000

0

0

7.300

10.300

PL

205

2.072

1.688

900

4.865

PT

170

2.513

0

1.000

3.683

RO

160

3.730

2.250

500

6.640

RU

633

3.343

2.250

3.300

9.527

SE

398

3.146

2.250

1.000

6.794

SI

167

1.819

2.250

500

4.736

SK

226

2.450

2.250

500

5.425

TR

242

3.245

2.250

850

6.587

TW

293

4.268

0

4.200

8.760

US

2.112

4.927

0

5.300

12.339

ZA

32

131

0

3.000

3.164

Total

21.579

141.158

43.875

78.250

284.862

Percentage

7,6%

49,6%

15,4%

27,5%

100,0%

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