European Union National Phase Entry Requirements
National Phase entry requirements for European Union.
Below is a summary of the national phase entry requirements for European Union.
PCT Deadline for European Union
Our service fee for entering the National Phase.
The professional fee is 2200 USD.
Official Filing Fee for Entering the National Phase in Europe
The official fee is 167 USD (120 EUR).
The Official Search fee.
Note that no search fee is payable where the international search report has been established by the EPO.
The search fee is reduced by EUR 190 where the international search report has been established by the Australian Patent Office, the Federal Service for Intellectual Property (Rospatent) (Russian Federation), the Japan Patent Office, the Korean Intellectual Property Office, the State Intellectual Property Office of the People’s Republic of China or the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Our European patent attorney will review whether you are eligible for a discount in the search fee at the time of reviewing your application and amend the balance due accordingly if so.
The official fee is 1783 USD (1285 EUR).
Official Examination Fee.
Note that if the international preliminary examination report has been established by the EPO, the examination fee is reduced by 50%.Our European patent attorney will review whether this is the case at the time of reviewing your European national phase entry and make an adjustment to the amount due accordingly.
The official fee is 2505 USD (1805 EUR).
Designation fee for one or more EPO Contracting States designated.
The official fee is 805 USD (580 EUR).