Iraq: New Stipulations Come Into Force in November 1, 2017November 14, 2017
BOIP: Increase in Tariffs for Trademarks Effective January 1, 2018November 21, 2017
An increase in fees for patents are planned to take place on 6 April 2018:
- Increase to the application fee, and introduction of a 25% surcharge if it is not paid at the time of filing.
- Increase to the fees for search and substantive examination.
- Introduction of an excess claims fee (£20 for each claim over 25, payable at search).
- Introduction of an excess pages fee (£10 for each page of description over 35, payable at substantive examination).
- A £10 increase to renewal fees from year 12 onwards.