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Finland: Changes to Patent Fees Effective May 1, 2017

The Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment approved the Patent and Registration Office’s (PRH) proposal for changes to some of its fees effective May 1, 2017.  Changes include:

Annual Fees:  For years 1 to 3 no change.   Decrease in years 4 and 5.  Increase in fees from years 6 to 13 and no  change for years 14 to 20.

Additionally, 15 patent claims can be included in the applications without any additional fee.  The current number of claims is ten.