|patent year||Office (€)||Attorney (€), excluding VAT|
|3rd to 5th year at the due date of the 3rd year fee||200||40|
|Surcharge for late payment||50||50|
|renewal fees for supplementary protection|
|Due date||Last day of the month in which the date of filing occurred|
|Time limit for payment without surcharge||Up to the end of the last day of the 2nd month of due date|
|Earliest possible payment date||Payment may not be made more than 12 months before due date|
|Time limit for payment with surcharge||Up to the end of the last day of the 6th month of due date|
|Surcharge||50 € office fee + 50 € attorney's fee|
It is the policy of our office to renew German patent applications only which we represent and not to advance office fees for new clients.
We do not charge an additional fee for taking over representation when renewing German patents.
There are two ways of taking over representation:
It is the policy of our office to renew German patents only which we represent and not to advance office fees for new clients.
This page should not be construed as legal advice.
No responsibility is accepted for the correctness of the official fees. The attorney's fees indicated on this page are minimum charges of the law firm Dr.-Ing. Hellmich which may be raised in urgent cases.
This page does not constitute an offer but rather "invitatio ad offerendum" (invitation to make an offer).