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Patent Fee Schedule

 

Table of contents

Indian Patent Fee Schedule (Updated till 2016 amendment)

Sl. No.

On what payable

Form No.

For e-filing

(10% surcharge on physical filing)

Natural person(s) and/or Startup

Small entity alone or with natural person(s) and/or Startup

Others, alone or with natural person(s) and/or Startup and/or small entity

 

 

 

INR

INR

INR

1.

On application for a patent under sections 7, 54 or 135 and rule 20(1) accompanied by a provisional or complete specification-

1

1600

 

Multiple of 1600 in case of every multiple priority.

4000

 

Multiple of 4000 in case of every multiple priority.

8000

 

Multiple of 8000 in case of every multiple priority.

(i)

for each sheet of specification in addition to 30, excluding sequence listing of nucleotides and/or amino acid sequences under sub-rule (3) of rule (9);

160

400

800

(ii)

for each claim in addition to 10;

320

800

1600

(iii)

for each page of sequence listing of nucleotides and/or amino acid sequences under sub-rule(3) of rule (9).

160 subject to a maximum of 24000

400 subject to a maximum of 60000

800 subject to a maximum of 120000

2.

On filing complete specification after provisional up to 30 pages having up to 10 claims –

2

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

No fee

No fee

No fee

(i)

for each sheet of specification in addition to 30, excluding sequence listing of nucleotides and/or amino acid sequences under sub-rule (3) of rule (9);

160

400

800

(ii)

for each claim in addition to 10.

320

800

1600

(iii)

for each page of sequence listing of nucleotides and/or amino acid sequences under sub-rule (3) of rule (9).

160 subject to a maximum of 24000

400

subject to a maximum of 60000

800

subject to a maximum of 120000

3.

On filing a statement and undertaking under section 8.

3

No fee

No fee

No fee

4.

i) On request for extension of time under sections 53(2) and 142(4), rules 13(6), 80(1A) and 130 (per month).

4

480

1200

2400

(ii)

On request for extension of time under sub-rule (5) of rule 24B (per month).

1000

2000

4000

(iii)

On request for extension of time under sub-rule (11) of rule 24C (per month).

2000

5000

10000

5.

On filing a declaration as to inventorship under sub-rule (6) of rule 13.

5

No fee

No fee

No fee

6.

On application for postdating.

800

2000

4000

7.

On application for deletion of reference under section 19(2).

800

2000

4000

8.

(i) On claim under section 20(1);

6

 

 

800

2000

4000

(ii)

On request for direction under section 20(4) or 20(5).

800

2000

4000

9.

(i) On notice of opposition to grant of patent under section 25(2);

7

 

 

2400

6000

12000

(ii)

On filing representation opposing grant of patent under section 25(1).

7A

No fee

No fee

No fee

10.

On giving notice that hearing before Controller shall be attended under rule 62(2).

1500

3800

7500

11.

On application under sections 28(2), 28(3) or 28(7).

8

800

2000

4000

12.

Request for publication under section 11A(2) and rule 24A.

9

2500

6250

12500

13.

Application for withdrawing the application under section 11B(4).

29

No fee

No fee

No fee

14.

On request for examination of application for patent-  (i) under section 11B and rule 24(1);

18

4000

10000

20000

(ii)

under rule 20(4)(ii).

5600

14000

28000

14A.

On request for expedited examination of application for patent under rule 24C.

18A

4000

25000

60000

14B.

Conversion of the request for examination filed under rule 24B to request for expedited examination under rule 24C.

18A

4000

15000

40000

15.

On application under section 44 for amendment of patent.

10

2400

6000

12000

16.

On application for directions under section 51(1) or 51(2).

11

2400

6000

12000

17.

On request for grant of a patent under sections 26(1) and 52(2).

12

2400

6000

12000

18.

On request for converting a patent of addition to an independent patent under section 55(1).

2400

6000

12000

19.

For renewal of a patent under section 53

 

 

 

(i)

before the expiration of the 2nd year from the date of patent in respect of 3rd year;

800

2000

4000

(ii)

before the expiration of the 3rd year in respect of 4th year;

800

2000

4000

(iii)

before the expiration of the 4th year in respect of 5th year;

800

2000

4000

(iv)

before the expiration of the 5th year in respect of 6th year;

800

2000

4000

(v)

before the expiration of the 6th year in respect of 7th year;

2400

6000

12000

(vi)

before the expiration of the 7th year in respect of 8th year;

2400

6000

12000

(vii)

before the expiration of the 8th year in respect of 9th year;

2400

6000

12000

(viii)

before the expiration of the 9th year in respect of 10th year;

2400

6000

12000

(ix)

before the expiration of the 10th year in respect of 11th year;

4800

12000

24000

(x)

before the expiration of the 11th year in respect of 12th year

4800

12000

24000

(xi)

before the expiration of the 12th year in respect of 13th year

4800

12000

24000

(xii)

before the expiration of the 13th year in respect of 14th year

4800

12000

24000

(xiii)

before the expiration of the 14th year in respect of 15th year

4800

12000

24000

(xiv)

before the expiration of the 15th year in respect of 16th year

8000

20000

40000

(xv)

before the expiration of the 16th year in respect of 17th year

8000

20000

40000

(xvi)

before the expiration of the 17th year in respect of 18th year

 

8000

20000

40000

(xvii)

before the expiration of the 18th year in respect of 19th year

 

8000

20000

40000

(xviii)

before the expiration of the 19th year in respect of 20th year

 

8000

20000

40000

20.

On application for amendment of application for patent or complete specification or other related documents under section 57

13

 

 

 

(i)

before grant of patent

800

2000

4000

(ii)

after grant of patent

1600

4000

8000

(iii)

where amendment is for changing name or address or nationality or address for service.

320

800

1600

21.

On notice of opposition to an application under sections 57(4), 61(1) and 87(2) or to surrender a patent under section 63(3) or to a request under section 78(5).

14

2400

6000

12000

22.

On application for restoration of a patent under section 60.

15

2400

6000

12000

23.

Additional fee for restoration under section 61(3) and rule 86(1).

4800

12000

24000

24.

On notice of offer to surrender a patent under section 63.

1000

2500

5000

25.

On application for the entry in the register of patents of the name of a person entitled to a patent or as a share or as a mortgage or as licenses or as otherwise or for the entry in the register of patents of notification of a document under sections 69(1) or 69(2) and rules 90(1) or 90(2).

16

1600

(In respect of each patent)

4000

(In respect of each patent)

8000

(In respect of each patent)

26.

On application for alteration of an entry in the register of patents or register of patent agents under rules 94(1) or rule 118(1).

320

800

1600

27.

On request for entry of an additional address for service in the Register of Patents under rule 94(3).

800

2000

4000

28.

On application for compulsory license under sections 84(1), 91(1), 92(1) and 92A.

17

800

2000

4000

29.

On application for revocation of a patent under section 85(1).

19

2400

6000

12000

30.

On application for revision of terms and conditions of license under section 88(4).

20

2400

6000

12000

31.

On request for termination of compulsory license under section 94.

21

2400

6000

12000

32.

On application for registration as a patent agent

22

3200

Not applicable

Not applicable

33.

On request for appearing in the qualifying examination under rule 109(3).

1600

Not applicable

Not applicable

34.

For continuance of the name of a person in the register of patent agents-

 

 

 

(i)

for the 1st year to be paid along with registration;

800

Not applicable

Not applicable

(ii)

for every year excluding the 1st year to be paid on the 1st April in each year.

800

Not applicable

Not applicable

35.

On application for duplicate certificate of patent agent under rule 111A.

1600

Not applicable

Not applicable

36.

On application for restoration of the name of a person in the register of patent agents under rule 117(1).

23

1600

(Plus continuation fee under entry number 34)

Not applicable

Not applicable

37.

On a request for correction of clerical error under section 78(2).

800

2000

4000

38.

On application for review or setting aside the decision or order of the controller under section 77(1)(f) or 77(1)(g).

24

1600

4000

8000

39.

On application for permission for applying patent outside India under section 39 and rule 71(1).

25

1600

4000

8000

40.

On application for duplicate patent under section 154 and rule 132.

1600

4000

8000

41.

(i) On request for certified copies under section 72 or for certificate under section 147 and rule 133(1).

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

1000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 30 for each extra page)

2500

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 75 for each extra page)

5000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 150 for each extra page)

(ii)

On request for certified copies under section 72 or for certificate under Section 147 and rule 133(2).

2400

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 30 for each extra page)

6000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 30 for each extra page)

12000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 30 for each extra page)

42.

For certifying office copies printed each.

800

2000

4000

43.

On request for inspection of register under section 72, inspection under rule 27 or rule 74A.

320

800

1600

44.

On request for information under section 153 and rule 134.

480

1200

2400

45.

On form of authorisation of a patent agent.

26

No fee

No fee

No fee

46.

On form not otherwise provided for.

1600

4000

8000

47.

For supplying of photocopies of the documents, per page.

10

10

10

48.

Transmittal fee for International application.

3200

8000

16000

49.

For preparation of certified copy of priority document and for transmission of the same to the International Bureau of World Intellectual Property Organization.

1000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 30 for each extra page)

2500

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 75 for each extra page)

5000

(up to 30 pages and, thereafter, 150 for each extra page)

50.

On statement regarding working of a patented invention on a commercial scale in India under section 146(2) and rule 131(1).

27

No fee

No fee

No fee

51.

To be submitted for claiming the status of a small entity or startup

28

No fee

No fee

No fee

52.

Request for adjournment of hearing under rule 129A (for each adjournment).

1000

2500

5000

 53. Miscellaneous from under rule 8(2), to be used when no other form is prescribed. 30 As applicable