How much fee reduction for PCT is possible in India?

All applicants who file electronically are always eligible for a fee reduction for PCT. That is, depending on the type of filing and application format submitted. Apart from this to make more people leave the conventional pen and paper method and adapt to electronic filing of the PCT system, applicants from developing nations like India get additional concession on fees. These individuals get almost a 90% fee reduction for PCT in some determined fees which include the international filing fee. Hence, you should be aware of what category you or your company fall into. Accordingly, you can avail a lot of discounts while filing. This can prove to be very beneficial since we already know that the entire patent process is very expensive.

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