Tariffs (Patents)

   

GBP

 

EURO

 

USD

1.

Filing Application (excluding drafting or revision of specification)

(0.92) (BASE) (1.20) 
 

Accompanied by complete specification in the first instance, including, Claiming priority and reporting letter

    833,00

    905,00 

1086,00 

 

Delay of acceptance (excludes official fee)

   308,00 

    334,00 

  401,00 

 

Subsequent receipt and filing of outstanding documents, from

195,00

211,00

254,00

 

Acceptance and Publication (Grant of Patent)

308,00

334,00

401,00

 

Obtaining Letters Patent and Forwarding to Patentee

308,00

334,00

401,00

 

Correction of Clerical Error (minimum charge)

308,00

334,00

401,00

 

Voluntary amendment of specification prior to acceptance (minimum charge)

396,00

430,00

516,00

 

 

     

2.

Recording Assignment, Licence or Notice of Interest

     

 

One patent

378,00

410,00

492,00

 

 

     

3.

Renewals

     
 

3.1 Paying renewal fees on South African patent:

3.1.1 4th to 6th year, per year

 

   

   209,00

 

   

    227,00

 

  

  273,00

 

3.1.2 7th to 8th year, per year

205,00

223,00

267,00

 

3.1.3 9th to 10th year, per year

207,00

225,00

270,00

 

3.1.4 11th to 12th year, per year

210,00

229,00

276,00

 

3.1.5 13th to 14th year, per year

214,00

233,00

282,00

 

3.1.6 15th to 16th year, per year

216,00

236,00

286,00

 

3.1.7 17th to 18th year, per year

219,00

239,00

290,00

 

3.1.8 19th to 20th year, per year

224,00

245,00

299,00

 

 

 

 

 

3.2 Extension of time for paying renewal fees in South Africa:

3.2.1 One month’s extension

 

    

    100,00

 

    

     108,00

 

 

   130,00

 

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

12,00

13,00

16,00

 

 

     

4.

Searches

     
 

Inspecting patent register in respect of:

One patent or application

 

   

    135,00

 

    

    146,00

 

   

  176,00

 

each additional patent or application

40,00

43,00

52,00

 

Name index search in respect of:

the first name searched, from

 

    179,00

 

     194,00

 

   233,00

 

each additional name searched at the same time, from

85,00

92,00

111,00

 

 

     
 

Subject matter search costs are partly time based and partly dependent on disbursements such as computer on line costs

     
 

 

     

5.

Drafting of documents, litigation and consultations

     

 

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 - 64

   34 - 68

  41 - 82

 

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

18,00

19,00

23,00

 

6.3 Translations from French or German (including typing) per

100 words, from

      29,00

      31,00

     38,00

 

6.4 Photocopies (per page)

1,25

1,35

1,60

 

6.5 Professional time charge (per hour)

6.5.1 qualified practitioner

 

    

    324,00

 

     

    352,00

 

   

  423,00

 

6.5.2 practitioner qualified for 10 years or more, from

396,00

430,00

 

  516,00