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Renewal fees for a Dutch patent or part of a European patent


patent year Office (€) Attorney (€), excluding VAT
1st - -
2nd - -
3rd - -
4th 40 35
5th 100 35
6th 160 35
7th 220 35
8th 280 35
9th 340 35
10th 400 35
11th 500 35
12th 600 35
13th 700 35
14th 800 35
15th 900 35
16th 1000 35
17th 1100 35
18th 1200 35
19th 1300 35
20th 1400 35


Due date Renewal fees must be paid for each coming patent year and are due on the last day of the month in which the anniversary of the date of filing falls.
Time limit for payment without surcharge -
Earliest possible payment date No specific legal provision (any time after grant of the patent)
Time limit for payment with surcharge 6 months of due date
Surcharge 50 %


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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).