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Citation: OJ EPO 2014, A124
Online publication date: 23.12.2014

LT Lithuania

New national fee rates in euros

Lithuania will introduce the euro as its sole currency as from 1 January 2015[ 1 ], and the State Patent Bureau of the Republic of Lithuania has informed us of its new patent fees in that currency.

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents with effect in Lithuania are therefore advised that from 1 January 2015 the following rates apply:

1. Publication of translations of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC or Article 65 EPC:

EUR 46 plus EUR 14 for the 16th and each subsequent claim

Publication of amended claims: EUR 34

2. Renewal fees:

 

EUR

3rd year

81

4th year

92

5th year

115

6th year

139

7th year

162

8th year

185

9th year

208

10th year

231

11th year

289

12th year

289

13th year

289

14th year

289

15th year

289

16th year

347

17th year

347

18th year

347

19th year

347

20th year

347

Fee for a request for restitutio in integrum: EUR 173

3. Conversion of European patent applications or patents into national patent applications or patents:

National filing fee (EUR 86 plus EUR 14 for the 16th and each subsequent claim)

4. Registering transfers, licences and other rights:

transfer of title: EUR 115

licence: EUR 28

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (16th edition) should amend Tables III.B, column 2, IV, column 5, VI, columns 1 and 5, VII, column 2, and IX, column 4 accordingly.

 

[ 1 ] Council Decision 2014/509/EU of 23.7.2014 on the adoption by Lithuania of the euro on 1.1.2015 (OJ EU L 228, 31.7.2014, p. 29–32).