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Citation: OJ EPO 2015, A66
Online publication date: 31.7.2015

FR France

New fee rates

By Order of 10 June 2015[ 1 ] some patent fees payable to the French Institute for Industrial Property have been changed.

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

1. Publication of the translation or of the corrected translation of the claims pursuant to Article 67(3) EPC: EUR 36

2. Renewal fees:

 

EUR
2nd year 
38
3rd year 
38
4th year 
38
5th year 
38
6th year 
76
7th year 
96
8th year 
136
9th year 
180
10th year 
220
11th year 
260
12th year 
300
13th year 
350
14th year 
400
15th year 
450
16th year 
510
17th year 
570
18th year 
640
19th year 
720
20th year 
790

 

3. Fee for appeal: EUR 156

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

  • filing fee for paper filings: EUR 36 / for electronic filings: EUR 26
  • fee for a search report: EUR 520

Fee for producing copies of the EP application and transmitting them to the designated states: EUR 26 plus EUR 0.75 per page and copy

5. Registering transfers, licences and other rights:

EUR 27 per right designated in the request for registration up to a maximum amount of EUR 270 where a request for registration concerns more than 10 rights

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (16th edition) should amend Tables III.B, columns 2 and 6, IV, columns 5, 8 and 9, VI, columns 1 and 5, VII, columns 2 and 5, and IX, column 4, accordingly.

 

 

[ 1 ] J.O. de la République Française du 13 juin 2015, Texte 23.