Eurasian Patent Office to Increase Official Fees as of July 1
The Eurasian Patent Office (EAPO) has introduced amendments to certain official fees payable when filing and prosecuting Eurasian patent applications. All amended fees concern pending applications, not valid patents. The new fees will enter into force on July 1, 2022.
The official filing and examination fees will increase by approximately 30%; the official grant and publication fees by approximately 40%; and the official term extension and restoration fees by 28-40%.
The current and future fees are outlined in the table below:
|Current official fees (RUB)||Official fees applicable as of July 1, 2022 (RUB)||Increase, %|
|Filing the application for up to 5 claims||28000||36000||29|
|Each additional claim in excess of 5||3700||4800||30|
|Each additional claim in excess of 20||4000||5200||30|
|Each additional claim in excess of 50||5000||6500||30|
|Request for substantive examination, 1st independent claim included||30000||40000||33|
|For 2nd independent claim||20000||25000||25|
|For each additional independent claim||10000||13000||30|
|Grant and publication|
|Grant and publication fee||18000||25000||39|
|Amending the application before the formal examination is completed||3700||4800||30|
|Amending the application after the formal examination is completed||8000||10000||25|
|Objections and oppositions|
|Filing an objection against refusal to grant a Eurasian patent||20000||25000||25|
|Filing an opposition against the grant of a Eurasian patent||30000||40000||33|
|Term extensions and restoration of rights|
|Request for extension of term up to 2 months (each month)||1000||1300||30|
|Request for extension of term from 3-12 months (in addition for each month compared to each previous month)||1000||1300||30|
|Request for extension of term from 13 months (in addition for each month compared to previous month)||1250||1600||28|
|Restoration of rights to a Eurasian patent application||25000||35000||40|
If there is a deadline to be met in the near future, which includes the payment of official fees, it is advisable to take action before the end of June, while the current fee schedule still applies.
For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.