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Renewal fees for an British patent or part of a European patent


patent year Office (£) Attorney (€), excluding VAT
1st - -
2nd - -
3rd - -
4th - -
5th 70 35
6th 90 35
7th 110 35
8th 130 35
9th 150 35
10th 170 35
11th 190 35
12th 210 35
13th 250 35
14th 290 35
15th 350 35
16th 410 35
17th 460 35
18th 510 35
19th 560 35
20th 600 35


Due date Last day of the month in which the date of filing occurred
Time limit for payment without surcharge Where the date of publication in the European Patent Bulletin of the mention of grant of the European patent occurs less than 3 months before an anniversary of the date of filing, the first renewal fee due on the patent following mention of grant may be paid up to the last day of the third whole calendar month after the date of publication in the Bulletin without any additional fee being charged.
In other cases there is not time limit for payment without surcharge.
Earliest possible payment date Payment may not be made more than 3 months before due date (Form 12).
Time limit for payment with surcharge 6 months of due date
Surcharge 1st month: £ 0 (Nil); from the 2nd month on £ 24 office fees for each extra month


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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).