Announcement of the State Intellectual Property Office (No. 75)
According to the provisions of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China and the Implementing Rules of the Patent Law of the People's Republic of China, fees should be paid for applying for patents and going through related procedures with the State Intellectual Property Office. In accordance with the provisions of the “Notice of the State Development Planning Commission and the Ministry of Finance on Adjusting Patent Charge Standards” issued by the National Development Planning Commission and the Ministry of Finance (Dec.  No. 2441) on December 29, 2000, the adjusted patent fees will now be adjusted The items and standards and related matters are announced as follows: I. Items and Standards of Profits and Charges (Unit: RMB) Domestic part (1) Application fee 1.Invention patent 900 Printing fee 50 2.Utility model patent 500 3.Design patent 500 (2) Maintenance fee for invention patent application 300 per year (3) Examination fee for invention patent application 2500 (4) Review fees 1.Invention patent 1000 2. Utility model patent 300 3.Design patent 300 (V) Handling fee for description change 1. Change of inventor, applicant, patentee 200 2. Changes in the relationship between patent agencies and agents (6) Priority claim fee 80 (7) Fee for request for restoration of rights 1000 (8) Cancellation request fee 1. Invention patent rights 30 2. Utility model patent rights 20 3. Design patent rights 20 (9) Invalidation request fee 1. Invention patent right 3000 2. Utility model patent right 1500 3.Design patent right 1500 (10) Compulsory license request fee 1.Invention patent 300 2. Utility model patent 200 (11) Request fee for compulsory license use 300 (12) Expenses for patent registration, printing, and printing 1. Invention Patent 255 2. Utility model patents 205 3.Design patent 205 (13) Additional Degree 1.The first extension request fee is 300 per month Extension of request once again 2. The claim surcharge increases from item 11 to 150 3.Instruction manual surcharge will increase by 50 per page from item 31 100 additional pages per page from 301 (14) Annual fee 1. Invention patent 1 ~ 3 years 900 4 ~ 6 years 1200 7 ~ 9 years 2000 10 ~ 12 years 4000 13 ~ 15 years 6000 16 ~ 20 8000 2. Utility models 1 ~ 3 years 600 4 ~ 5 years 900 6 ~ 8 years 1200 9 ~ 10 years 2000 3.Design patent 1 ~ 3 years 600 4 ~ 5 years 900 6 ~ 8 years 1200 9 ~ 10 years 2000 PCT Application International Phase Part I Transmission Fee 500 (II) Search fee 1500 Additional search fee 1500 (3) Priority document transmission fee 150 (IV) Preliminary examination fee 1500 Initial review surcharge 1500 (V) Single Objection Fee 200 (6) Duplication fee for each item 2 (7) Basic fee 1. The international application paper shall not exceed 30 pages 3023 2. International application paper over 30 pages of 3023 Plus more than 30 pages 70 per page (8) Designation fee per designation 651 (No more than 8 designations are required to pay the designation fee) (9) Confirmation of Designation Fee 651 Each designated (ten) confirmation fee 50% (11) Handling fee of the total designated fee paid under item 9 above 1083 (12) Late fee 50% Calculated based on 50% of the payable fee. If it is lower than the transmission fee, it is charged as the transmission fee; if it is higher than the basic fee, it is charged as the basic fee. Note: Items 7 to 12 are the fees charged by the State Intellectual Property Office on behalf of the International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization. The charging standards are converted based on the foreign exchange price quoted by the State Administration of Foreign Exchange on December 1, 2000. In the future, when the exchange rate changes, the State Intellectual Property Office will make adjustments based on the exchange rate changes.
PCT application to enter China's national phase (1) Grace fee 1000 (II) Translation Correction Fee (First Trial Stage) 300 (3) Translation Correction Fee (Practical Stage) 1200 (IV) Singleness Recovery Fee 900 (5) Fees for request for correction of priority Note: Other fees entered in the domestic phase are implemented in accordance with domestic standards. 3. After the adjustment of the patent fee standards, the fee for service inventions (units) and non-service inventions (individuals) that have real difficulties will continue to be partially reduced. The mitigation items are still five items including the application fee, invention maintenance fee, invention examination fee, review fee, and annual fee fee for the next three years after authorization. The specific conditions for implementation of the mitigation are formulated and implemented by the State Intellectual Property Office, that is, 60% for service inventions and 80% for non-service inventions. 4. Patent fees are incorporated into the central budget, and two lines of revenue and expenditure management are implemented, that is, revenue is turned over to the central treasury. This announcement has been implemented since March 1, 2001. The prepaid related patent fees for the current year paid before the announcement date are still settled according to the standard before adjustment.