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Schedule of Patent Fees

  Description Fee
Schedule of Patent Fees
1 (1) Filing of an invention application
(2) Conversion of a utility model application into an invention application
(3) Division of an invention application
(4) Re-examination of a design application
NT$3,500
2 (1) Filing of a utility model application
(2) Conversion of an invention application or a design application into a utility model application
(3) Division of a utility model application
(4) Filing of a design application
(5) Filing of a derivative design application
(6) Conversion of an application into a design application or a derivative design application
(7) Filing of a divisional design application
NT$3,000
3 Invalidation against a design patent NT$8,000
4 (1) Substantive examination of an invention application (whose description, claims, abstract, and drawings in
total do not exceed 50 pages and the number of claims is less than 10)
(2) Re-examination of an invention application (whose description, claims, abstract, and drawings in total do not
exceed 50 pages and the number of claims is less than 10)
NT$7,000
5 (1) Additional fee for substantive examination or re-examination of an invention application whose total number
of claims exceed 10 (a fee of NT$800 is required for each additional claim)
(2) Additional fee for Invalidation against an invention patent or a utility model patent. A fee of NT$800 is required
for each claim
NT$800
6 Additional fee for substantive examination or re-examination of an invention whose description, claims, abstract,
and drawings exceed 50 pages (a NT$500 fee is required for each addition of 50 pages; additional pages less than
50 shall be counted as 50)
NT$500
7 (1) A technical evaluation report of a utility model patent NT$5,000 whose total number of claims is less than 10
(2) Inspection of conducted experiments or submitted models or samples
(3) Invalidation against an invention patent or a utility model patent (applicable where the invalidation is on a
claim-by-claim basis)
NT$5,000
8 Each additional claim in a technical evaluation report of a utility model patent (whose total number of claims
exceeds 10)
NT$600
9 Invalidation against an invention patent (applicable to patent term extension, where the patentee is not the owner
of the ight to apply for an invention patent , or where the invention patent runs counter to the reciprocity principle)
NT$10,000
10 Invalidation against a utility model patent (applicable where the patentee is not the owner of the right to apply for
a utility model patent , or where the utility model patent runs counter to the reciprocity principle)
NT$9,000
11 (1) Adding supplementary reasons or evidence to invalidation
(2) Post-grant amendment to description, claims, or drawings of an invention patent
(3) Post-grant amendment to description or drawings of a design patent
(4) Post-grant amendment to description, claims, or drawings of a utility model patent (consolidated procedures
for invalidation and post-grant amendment)
(5) Reinstatement of priority claim
(6) Correction of translation errors
NT$2,000
12 (1) Early laying-open of an invention application
(2) An interview
(3) Post-grant amendment to description, claims, or drawings of a utility model patent
NT$1,000
13 Accelerated examination of an invention application based on any of the following circumstances
(1) the invention application is essential to commercial exploitation
(2) the invention application is eligible under the TW-Support Using the PPH Agreement (TW-SUPA) Examination
Pilot Program
(3) the invention application is related to green technology
NT$4,000
14 (1) Recordation of changes to the applicant’s name, seal, or signature
(2) Recordation of changes to the inventor, creator or designer, or the name thereof
(3) Change of patent agent
(4) Other changes to recordation of licensing, pledge, or trust of a patent right
The fee is the same for more than two changes made simultaneously
NT$300
15 (1) Compulsory license of a patent
(2) Repeal of compulsory license of a patent
NT$100,000
16 (1) Recordation of assignment or inheritance of the right to apply for a patent
(2) Recordation of assignment or inheritance of the patent
(3) Recordation of licensing or sublicensing of patent right
(4) Deletion of licensing recordation
(5) Recordation of pledge establishment of patent right
(6) Deletion of pledge establishment recordation of patent right
(7) Recordation of trust of patent right
(8) Deletion of trust recordation of patent right
(9) Recordation of attribution of trusted patent right
NT$2,000
17 Annuity for a granted invention patent or a granted utility model patent (1st-3rd year) NT$2,500
18 A patentee who is a natural person, a school, or a small and medium-sized enterprise may request annuity
reduction of an invention patent or a utility model patent in the amount of NT$800 for the 1st-3rd year, cutting
the annuity down to NT$1,700
NT$1,700
19 (1) Annuity for a granted invention patent (4th-6th year)
(2) Annuity for prolonged term of an invention patent
NT$5,000
20 A patentee who is a natural person, a school, or a small and medium-sized enterprise may request annuity
reduction of an invention patent in the amount of NT$1,200 for the 4th-6th year, cutting the annuity down to
NT$3,800
NT$3,800
21 Annuity for a granted invention patent (7th-9th year) NT$8,000
22 Annuity for a granted invention patent (10th year and beyond) NT$16,000
23 Annuity for a granted utility model patent (4th-6th year) NT$4,000
24 A patentee who is a natural person, a school, or a small and medium-sized enterprise may request annuity
reduction of a utility model patent in the amount of NT$1,200 for the 4th-6th year, cutting the annuity down
to NT$2,800
NT$2,800`
25 Annuity for a granted utility model patent (7th year and beyond) NT$8,000
26 Annuity for a granted design patent (1st-3rd year) NT$800
27 A patentee who is a natural person, a school, or a small and medium-sized enterprise may request annuity
reduction of a design patent in the amount of NT$800 for the 1st-3rd year, cutting the annuity down to NT$0
NT$0
28 Annuity for a granted design patent (4th-6th year) NT$2,000
29 A patentee who is a natural person, a school, or a small and medium-sized enterprise may request annuity
reduction of a design patent in the amount of NT$1,200 for the 4th-6th year, cutting the annuity down to NT$800
NT$800
30 Annuity for a granted design patent (7th year and beyond) NT$3,000
31 (1) A patent certificate
(2) A certified copy of a document
NT$1,000
32 Re-issuance or replacement of a patent certificate NT$600
33 Issuance, re-issuance, or replacement of a patent attorney license NT$1,500
34 Issuance, re-issuance, or replacement of a patent agent license NT$1,500

 

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  • Publish Date : 2016-08-22
  • Update : 2020-03-26
  • Organization : International Affairs and Planning Division
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