Cost of Patent Registration in India


Cost of Patent Registration in IndiaA patent application might be documented on Form-1 alongside Provisional/Complete Specification, with the recommended charge as given in First Schedule at a proper Patent office in India as per the jurisdiction. An application documented with provisional specification reveals the nature of the invention and helps to register the priority date. The following document submitted after provisional specification is the complete specification, which not provided within 12 months leads to patent abandonment.  Application and documents can be e-filed through the online gateway of the patent office or physically in the patent office.

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E-filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
For Filing Patent Application 1600 4000 8000
For each sheet of Specification in addition to 30 pages 160 400 800
For each claim in addition to 10 claim. 320 800 1600

Physical Filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
For Filing Patent Application 1760 4400 8800
For each sheet of Specification in addition to 30 pages 176 440 880
For each claim in addition to 10 claim 352 880 1760

 

Published

A patent application will be published naturally after 18 months from date of documenting or date of priority (whichever is prior) containing title, application no, abstract and name of candidate and creator.

(a) E-filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Application for request for Publication 2500 6250 12500

 (b) Physical Filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Application for request for Publication 2750 6875 13750

 

Examination

The Process of examination begins with documenting a demand for examination. The request for examination must be made within 4 years from the date of priority or documenting whichever is prior. After which, the Patent Office will issue the First Examination Report (FER). The Applicant must create response to the complaints (assuming any) rose by the Examiner and develop the application for acceptance within a year from the date of issue of the FER. The endorsed expenses under various heads are given beneath:

(a) E-filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Express request of examination of application for patent 4000 10000 20000
Request of examination of International Application for patent 5600 14000 28000

 

(b) Physical Filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Request of examination of application for patent 4400 11000 22000

 

Request of examination of International Application for patent 6160 15400 30800 


Post-Grant Opposition (Form 7)

Any objection after grant of the patent might be documented within a year from the date of publication of the patent.

(a) E-filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Notice of Opposition (Post-grant opposition) 2400 6000 12000

(b) Physical Filing

Particulars Individual Small Entity Other than Small Entity
Notice of Opposition (Post-grant opposition) 2640 6600 13200

 

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