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Official Journal February 2018

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Citation: OJ EPO 2018, A23
Online publication date: 28.2.2018

Validation states

MA Morocco

New fee rates

The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC) has informed us that some patent fees have been changed.[ 1 ]

Applicants for and proprietors of European patents validated in Morocco are advised that from 1 October 2017 the following rates apply:

1. Publication of the claims of the validated European patent application: MAD 1 200. A reduction is available for certain proprietor categories and/or for those using the online procedure.

2. Renewal fees

 

MAD

2nd year

1 200

3rd year

1 200

4th year

1 200

5th year

1 200

6th year

1 920

7th year

2 400

8th year

2 880

9th year

3 360

10th year

4 800

11th year

7 200

12th year

7 200

13th year

7 200

14th year

7 200

15th year

7 200

16th year

10 000

17th year

12 000

18th year

12 000

19th year

12 000

20th year

12 000

A reduction is available for certain proprietor categories.

3. Registering transfers, licences and other rights in the national patent Register:

  • MAD 480 per deed (maximum: MAD 12 000) for recording a change of name, address or legal form
  • MAD 960 per deed (maximum: MAD 24 000) for recording the transfer or deletion of rights.

A reduction is available for certain proprietor categories and/or for those using the online procedure.

EPO information brochure "National law relating to the EPC"

Users of this brochure (18th edition) should amend Tables III.B, section 2, VI.A, section 1, and IX, section 4 accordingly.

 

 

[ 1 ] Decision No. 9/2017 of 29 June 2017 on the prices of OMPIC services.