Fee schedule

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Fee schedule

As a small-sized IP firm, Biopatents is capable to provide its services in a very efficient and cost-effective manner against very attractive rates, using a transparent fee schedule.

Transparent fee schedule

As a small-sized IP firm, Biopatents is capable to provide its services in a very efficient and cost-effective manner against very attractive rates, using a transparent fee schedule. Agency fees are removed or reduced to the absolute minimum and hourly rates are highly competitive. Further, if desired, fixed fees can be offered for prosecution in the Netherlands, Belgium and in Europe. Do you want more information about the rates of Biopatents? Please feel free to contact us.


National Dutch patent application

Service

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

Filing Dutch Patent Application*

300,00

80,00

Search National type**

10,00

100,00

Search International type**

80,00

794,00

Late Filing documents

50,00

-

Claims Translation start fee

75,00

-

Translation fee per word

0,18

-

Review external translation per word (if desired/applicable)

0,09

-

Claiming priority by DAS at filing

-

-

Claiming priority by DAS after filing

35,00

-

Claiming priority by filing hard copy

50,00

-

Formatting Translation Priority Document ***

100,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 10 sequences (if word file is available)

50,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 20 sequences (if word file is available)

75,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing if no word file is available

hourly tariff

-

Forwarding Search Report

90,00

-

Forwarding Patent Certificate

50,00

-

Annuity fee****

60,00

schedule

Request accelerated search at filing

-

-

Request accelerated search after filing

50,00

-

Request accelerated grant after search report

50,00

-

Filing request for time extension (if applicable)

50,00

-

Notes

* Provided should be: English application text in word, name and address of applicant and inventors, gender indication of each inventor (Ms. or Mr.). If priority is to be claimed: DAS code or English hard copy of Certified Priority document, English translation of Certified Priority Document.

**A Search Request is obligatory. For a Dutch filing claiming priority, a national search is sufficient and advised; for a Dutch first filing intended as priority right for later filings, an international search is advised as this can be used in the international procedures.

*** If the format of the provided translation is not the same as of the Original Prioriy Document

****Annuity fees are payable as from three years after filing.

Annuity fees Netherlands

Annuity fees Netherlands

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

4th year

60,00

40,00

5th year

60,00

100,00

6th year

60,00

160,00

7th year

60,00

220,00

8th year

60,00

280,00

9th year

60,00

340,00

10th year

60,00

400,00

11th year

60,00

500,00

12th year

60,00

600,00

13th year

70,00

700,00

14th year

80,00

800,00

15th year

90,00

900,00

16th year

100,00

1.000,00

17th year

110,00

1.100,00

18th year

120,00

1.200,00

19th year

130,00

1.300,00

20th year

140,00

1.400,00


National Belgian patent application

Service

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

Filing Belgian Patent Application*

400,00

50,00

Search International type

30,00

300,00

Late Filing documents

50,00

-

Translation start fee

75,00

-

Translation fee per word

0,18

-

Review external translation per word (if desired/applicable)

0,09

-

Claiming priority by filing hard copy

50,00

50,00

Formatting Translation Priority Document **

100,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 10 sequences (if word file is available)

50,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 20 sequences (if word file is available)

75,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing if no word file is available

hourly tariff

-

Forwarding Search Report

90,00

-

Forwarding Patent Certificate

50,00

-

Annuity fee***

60,00

schedule

Request accelerated search at filing

-

-

Request accelerated search after filing

50,00

-

Request accelerated grant after search report

50,00

-

Filing request for time extension (if applicable)

50,00

-

Notes

* Provided should be: German, French or Dutch application text in word, name and address of applicant and inventors. If priority is to be claimed: Hard copy of Certified Priority document, translation of Certified Priority Document in German, French or Dutch.

** If the format of the provided translation is not the same as of the Original Prioriy Document

***Annuity fees are payable as from two years after filing.

Annuity fees Belgium

Annuity fees Belgium

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

3rd year

60,00

40,00

4th year

60,00

55,00

5th year

60,00

75,00

6th year

60,00

95,00

7th year

60,00

110,00

8th year

60,00

135,00

9th year

60,00

165,00

10th year

60,00

185,00

11th year

60,00

215,00

12th year

60,00

240,00

13th year

60,00

275,00

14th year

60,00

320,00

15th year

60,00

360,00

16th year

60,00

400,00

17th year

60,00

450,00

18th year

60,00

500,00

19th year

60,00

555,00

20th year

60,00

600,00


National German patent application

Service

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

Filing German Patent Application up to 10 claims*

400,00

60,00

Each claim above 10

3,00

30,00

Search (voluntary)

30,00

300,00

Late Filing documents

50,00

-

Translation start fee

75,00

-

Translation fee per word

0,18

-

Review external translation per word (if desired/applicable)

0,09

-

Request Examination**

115,00

150,00

Request examination + search**

135,00

350,00

Claiming priority by filing hard copy

50,00

-

Formatting Translation Priority Document ***

100,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 10 sequences (if word file is available)

50,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 20 sequences (if word file is available)

75,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing if no word file is available

hourly tariff

-

Forwarding Search Report

90,00

-

Forwarding Patent Certificate

50,00

-

Annuity fee****

60,00

schedule

Request accelerated search at filing

-

-

Request accelerated search after filing

50,00

-

Request accelerated grant after search report

50,00

-

Filing request for time extension (if applicable)

50,00

-

Notes

* Provided should be: German application text in word, name and address of applicant and inventors. If priority is to be claimed: Hard copy of Certified Priority document, German translation of Certified Priority Document.

**A Request for Examination should be filed within 7 years from filing. If a voluntary search has been done, the officail fee is € 150. Without earlier search the fee is € 350.

*** If the format of the provided translation is not the same as of the Original Prioriy Document

**** Annuity fees are payable as from two years after filing.

Annuity fees Germany

Patent Annuity fees Germany

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

3rd year

60,00

70,00

4th year

60,00

70,00

5th year

60,00

90,00

6th year

60,00

130,00

7th year

60,00

180,00

8th year

60,00

240,00

9th year

60,00

290,00

10th year

60,00

350,00

11th year

60,00

470,00

12th year

70,00

620,00

13th year

80,00

760,00

14th year

100,00

910,00

15th year

110,00

1.060,00

16th year

130,00

1.230,00

17th year

150,00

1.410,00

18th year

160,00

1.590,00

19th year

180,00

1.760,00

20th year

200,00

1.940,00


National German utility model application

Service

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

Filing German Utility Model*

400,00

40,00

Search**

30,00

250,00

Late Filing documents

50,00

-

Translation start fee

75,00

-

Translation fee per word

0,18

-

Review external translation per word (if desired/applicable)

0,09

-

Claiming priority by filing hard copy

50,00

-

Formatting Translation Priority Document ***

100,00

-

Forwarding Search Report

90,00

-

Filing request for time extension (if applicable)

50,00

-

Forwarding Certificate

50,00

-

Annuity fee 4th - 6th year****

60,00

210,00

Annuity fee 7th - 8th year****

60,00

350,00

Annuity fee 9th - 10th year****

60,00

530,00

Notes

* Provided should be: German application text in word, name and address of applicant and inventors. If priority is to be claimed: Hard copy of Certified Priority document, German translation of Certified Priority Document.

** Voluntary

*** If the format of the provided translation is not the same as of the Original Prioriy Document

**** Annuity fees are payable as from three years after filing.

National Luxembourg patent application

Service

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

Filing Luxembourg Patent Application*

400,00

20,00

Search**

30,00

250,00

Later Filing of Documents or Requests

50,00

-

Translation start fee

75,00

-

Translation fee per word

0,20

-

Review external translation per word (if desired/applicable)

0,09

-

Claiming priority by filing hard copy

50,00

50,00

Preparing Sequence listing up to 10 sequences (if word file is available)

50,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing up to 20 sequences (if word file is available)

75,00

-

Preparing Sequence listing if no word file is available

hourly tariff

-

Forwarding Search Report

90,00

-

Forwarding Patent Certificate

50,00

-

Annuity fee***

60,00

schedule

Request accelerated search at filing

-

-

Request accelerated search after filing

50,00

-

Request accelerated grant after search report

50,00

-

Filing request for time extension (if applicable)

50,00

-

Notes

* Provided should be: English, German, French application text in word, name and address of applicant and inventors. Claims should be in German or French. If priority is to be claimed: Hard copy of Certified Priority document, translation of Certified Priority Document in English, German or French.

** If a protection of 20 years is sought, a Search Request is to be filed within 18 months from priority. If no such request is filed, a six-year patent is granted.

*** If the format of the provided translation is not the same as of the Original Prioriy Document

**** Annuity fees are payable as from two years after filing.

Annuity fees Luxembourg

Annuity fees Luxembourg

Biopatents Fee

Official Fee

3rd year

60,00

33,00

4th year

60,00

41,00

5th year

60,00

52,00

6th year

60,00

66,00

7th year

60,00

82,00

8th year

60,00

99,00

9th year

60,00

115,00

10th year

60,00

131,00

11th year

60,00

148,00

12th year

60,00

165,00

13th year

60,00

180,00

14th year

60,00

198,00

15th year

60,00

213,00

16th year

60,00

230,00

17th year

60,00

246,00

18th year

60,00

262,00

19th year

60,00

281,00

20th year

60,00

300,00

Protection of your know-how, also for small companies

Are you a small company, or do you intend to start a company, based on unique know-how? Biopatents will be your partner to discuss do’s and don’ts, how your know-how is to be protected and how to encounter interested parties or competitors.

Managing patent portfolios for larger tech companies

For larger tech companies, Biopatents is your partner for creating, expanding and defending a patent portfolio for embedding in your business strategies and contributing ideas. Biopatents approaches infringing parties and, if necessary starts the right legal proceedings. In this way, Biopatents ensures optimal entrepreneurial space for its clients.

A partner for foreign patent agents

For foreign agents, Biopatents is your prosecution and litigation partner in complex patent cases (including Supplementary Protection Certificates) before the European and national Netherlands and Belgian Patent Offices, and before international and internationals patent courts. Biopatents provides for a transparent understanding of the European patent system and provides optimal space for your clients’ enterpreneurship in Europe.

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