Industrial Property Office

Fees


1) ADMINISTRATIVE FEES

Act No. 634/2004 Coll. on administrative fees
List of administrative fees
(fees are payable to the account: 3711-21526001/0710)

Variable symbols and numbering of patent applications and European patent applications
The patent application number
is designated: PV, four-digit year of filing, dash and serial number.
For example: PV 2000-156, 2008-1298
The variable symbol (VS) consists of the digit 1 + year (four digits) + application serial number
For example: for PV 2000-156, VS is: 12000156; for PV 2008-1298, VS is: 120081298.
In case a payment is being made for a newly filed application and the payer has no knowledge of its number, the fee can be paid using the first number of the variable symbol only, i.e. 1. In such case, the name of the payer’s account has to be identical with the name of the applicant or the patent agent so that the payment can be identified.
The number of European patent is designated: EP + number of European patent
For example: EP 1444521
The variable symbol for EP is the number of European patent, for example: 1444521.

Item 126
  CZK
- issue of a duplicate, copy, statement from the register, files, official documents and records per page or part thereof 100
- per page or part thereof, if made on a photocopier or on a computer printer 15

Note
For the purposes of this Act, each part of page means an issued A4 or smaller format page.

Item 127
  CZK
a) Receipt of the request  
- for the first extension of the term 200
- for each subsequent extension of the term 500
- for excuse of failure to comply with the term 1,000
b) Receipt of the appeal against the decision of the Industrial Property Office 1,000
c) Receipt of the request  
- for issuance of the priority right certificate (priority document) 600
- for registration of an assignment 600
- for registration of the licence 600
- for registration of the right of lien 600
- for conversion of European application for each state to which the application is sent 600
Item 128
  CZK
a) Receipt of a patent application  1,200
- where the author(s) is (are) the only applicant(s)  600
b) Receipt of the request  
- for publication prior to the term specified by law  800
- for disclosure of the translation of claims contained in the European patent application including disclosure of corrections made in the translation  500
c) Receipt of the request for full examination of patent application  3,000
- for 11th and each additional asserted patent claim  500
d) Issuance of a patent document within the extent of  
- ten typed pages  1,600
- for each additional page  100
e) Publication of translation of specification of the European patent  2,000
- for publication of corrections made in the translation  100
f) Submission of translation of specification of the European patent within the supplementary period  3,000
Item 129
  CZK
a) Receipt of the request for determination whether the technical solution falls within the scope of the patent 5,000
b) Receipt of the application for revocation  
- of the patent after the expiration of six months from the patent effective date 2,000

Variable symbols and numbering of international applications in accordance with the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
The application number is designated: PCT/CZ, four-digit year of filing, slash, zeroes to complete the total five-digit number and application serial number
For example: PCT/CZ2000/00049, PCT/2008/00001
Variable symbol (VS) consists of the digit 5 + year (four digits) + application serial number
For example: for PCT/CZ2000/00049, VS is: 5200000049; for PCT/CZ 2009/00001, VS is: 5200900001.
In case a payment is being made for a newly filed application and the payer has no knowledge of its number, the fee can be paid using the first number of the variable symbol only, i.e. 5. In such case, the name of the payer’s account has to be identical with the name of the applicant or the patent agent so that the payment can be identified.

Item 130
  CZK
Acts of the Industrial Property Office connected with the filing of an international application in accordance with the Patent Cooperation Treaty 1,500

2) MAINTENANCE FEES

Act No. 173/2002 Coll. on fees for maintenance of patents and supplementary
protection certificates for medicinal products and for plant protection products,
and on amendment of some acts

List of fees for maintenance of patents in force

(fees are payable to the account: 80012-21526001/0710)

Variable symbols (VS): The patent number is used as the variable symbol.
For example: for patent No. 289326, VS is: 289326.

First renewal fee falling due within two months of the publication in the European Patent Bulletin of the mention of the grant of the European patent is deemed to have been validly paid if it is paid within that period.
 
  CZK
a) for the first year after the filing date of the patent application 1,000
b) for the second year after the filing date of the patent application 1,000
c) for the third year after the filing date of the patent application 1,000
d) for the fourth year after the filing date of the patent application 1,000
e) for the fifth year after the filing date of the patent application 2,000
f) for the sixth year after the filing date of the patent application 2,000
g) for the seventh year after the filing date of the patent application 2,000
h) for the eighth year after the filing date of the patent application 2,000
i) for the ninth year after the filing date of the patent application 3,000
j) for the tenth year after the filing date of the patent application 4,000
k) for the eleventh year after the filing date of the patent application 6,000
l) for the twelfth year after the filing date of the patent application 8,000
m) for the thirteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 10,000
n) for the fourteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 12,000
o) for the fifteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 14,000
p) for the sixteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 16,000
q) for the seventeenth year after the filing date of the patent application 18,000
r) for the eighteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 20,000
s) for the nineteenth year after the filing date of the patent application 22,000
t) for the twentieth year after the filing date of the patent application 24,000
List of fees for maintenance of European patents in force

(fees are payable to the account: 35-21526001/0710)

Variable symbols (VS): The European patent number is used as the variable symbol.
For example: for European patent No. 1328015, VS is: 132815.

  CZK
a) for the first year after the filing date of the European patent application 1,000
b) for the second year after the filing date of the European patent application 1,000
c) for the third year after the filing date of the European patent application 1,000
d) for the fourth year after the filing date of the European patent application 1,000
e) for the fifth year after the filing date of the European patent application 2,000
f) for the sixth year after the filing date of the European patent application 2,000
g) for the seventh year after the filing date of the European patent application 2,000
h) for the eight year after the filing date of the European patent application 2,000
i) for the ninth year after the filing date of the European patent application 3,000
j) for the tenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 4,000
k) for the eleventh year after the filing date of the European patent application 6,000
l) for the twelfth year after the filing date of the European patent application 8,000
m) for the thirteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 10,000
n) for the fourteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 12,000
o) for the fifteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 14,000
p) for the sixteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 16,000
q) for the seventeenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 18,000
r) for the eighteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 20,000
s) for the nineteenth year after the filing date of the European patent application 22,000
t) for the twentieth year after the filing date of the European patent application 24,000

 

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