Tariffs (Designs)

   

GBP

USD

EUR

1.

Applications

     (0.92)

      (1.20)

    (BASE)

 

First design application

789,00

1060,00

857,00

 

Where the same design is filed simultaneously in different Classes or Parts of the Register (see P.S. under Documentary Requirements), for the second such design application

543,00

729,00

590,00

 

From the third application (as per above) and onward, each

416,00

559,00

452,00

 

Preparation of drawings or other representations (if required), per sheet, from

     71,00

     94,00

       77,00

 

Application for each Convention priority, from

     46,00

       61,00

       49,00

 

Classification (if not provided)

143,00

192,00

155,00

 

Late filing of documents per lodgement

115,00

155,00

125,00

 

An additional charge is made for each batch of documents received after the first if all documents are not received simultaneously

28,00

36,00

30,00

 

2.

Recording Assignment or Licence

     

 

First design

378,00

418,00

410,00

 

 Thereafter, per design

  207,00

    228,00

    225,00

 

Preparation of assignment documents, from

    84,00

    114,00

     91,00

 

 

     

3.

Renewals (per design per class)

     
 

3.1 Paying renewal fees on South African designs:

3.1.1 4th to 6th year, per year

 

 

 207,00

 

  

    270,00

 

 

225,00

 

3.1.2 7th to 8th year, per year

203,00

264,00

221  ,00

 

3.1.3 9th to 10th year, per year

205,00

267,00

223,00

 

3.1.4 11th to 12th year, per year

208,00

271,00

226,00

 

3.1.5 13th to 14th year, per year

210,00

275,00

229,00

 

3.1.6 15th year

213,00

280,00

232,00

 

     
 

3.2 Extension of time for paying renewal fees in South Africa

3.2.1 One month’s extension

 

 

88,00

 

 

118,00

 

     

      95,00

 

3.2.2 For each additional month up to a maximum of 6 months ADD

8,00

13,00

9,00

 

 

     

4.

Searches

     
 

Inspecting official register in respect of:

One design

 

 

135,00

 

 

151,00

 

 

146,00

 

each additional design, at the same time

40,00

44,00

43,00

 

Name index search in respect of:

one name searched, from

 

179,00

 

202,00

 

194,00

 

each additional name search at the same time, from

85,00

96,00

92,00

 

 

     

5.

Litigation

     
 

Per hour, depending upon the seniority of the patent attorney, see 6.5 below

     

 

 

     

6.

General

     
 

6.1 Receiving, perusing and preparing any document (per folio)(depending on complexity, time taken, etc.)

 32,00 -

 64,00

   41,00 -

 82,00

    34,00 -

 68,00

 

6.2 Typing documents (per folio and where not included in 1 above)

 18,00

 23,00

 19,00

 

6.3 Translations from French or German (including typing) per 100 words, from

 29,00

 38,00

 31,00

 

6.4 Photocopies (per page)

1,25

1,60

1,35

 

6.5 Professional time charge (per hour)

6.5.1 qualified practitioner

 

 

324,00

 

 

423,00

 

 

352,00

 

6.5.2 practitioner qualified for 10 years or more, from

396,00

516,00

430,00