Patent Renewal Fees for the United Kingdom

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Shown are office fees and related facts for patents granted in or for United Kingdom. For example national patents and European patents validated in United Kingdom.

Office Fees
GB
United Kingdom

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

5931

IP Memberships (Selection)
GB
United Kingdom

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
GB
United Kingdom

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

3131.00

Residents

67.3M

Official Currency

GBP

Schengen Area

United Kingdom United Kingdom vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for United Kingdom, GB (red) relative to other EPC member states (blue). Note that patent renewal fees are to be paid annually and updated regularly. Not included are grant fees, translation costs, and representation costs (if applicable).

I. Requirements for the United Kingdom after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

No translation required

I.2 Professional representative

n/a

I.3 Period for filing the translation

n/a

I.4 Office fee

n/a

II. Double-patenting allowed?

To the extent that it protects the same invention, the comptroller may revoke the national patent after the date on which

(a) the period for filing the notice of opposition to the European patent expires without such notice being filed, or

(b) the opposition proceedings are finally closed, the European patent having been maintained.

III. Territory

Territory of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and of the Isle of Man

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, United Kingdom (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide United Kingdom – Valid as from 15 Sep 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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