Singapore

March 1, 2017

Singapore: Increase in Official Fees Effective April 1, 2017 for Patents and Trademarks

Effective April 1, 2017 there will be an increase in Official Fees for renewals of granted patents from the 8th year onwards. The fee increase for renewals will increase between 27-50% (inclusive of GST).  (Note:  A 50% discount is available for patent owners who license their patents.)   For trademarks there will be a 50% fee increase in renewal fees effective April 1, 2017 for renewal of registrations from S$250 per class of goods/services to S$380 per class of goods/services; late renewal fees increase from S$370 per class of goods/services to S$560 per class of goods/services.  The fee increase for international renewals will increase 40% from S$270 per class of goods/services to S$380 per class of goods/services.