The Intellectual Property Office is introducing a number of changes to the fees for applying for patent protection and renewing granted patents. These changes include increases to current fees and the introduction of additional fees.
UKIPO has published a summary table and guidance for business so that interested parties can familiarize themselves with these fee changes.
These new fees will apply to any application fees paid on or after 6 April 2018. Customers should note that the IPO is closed for business on Monday 2 April 2018 as this date is a public holiday in the UK.
If you have any questions regarding the new patent fees, do not hesitate to contact our colleagues in the UK.