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.