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Patents Filing Official Fee in India

Know the official cost/fee for filing a Patent in India by using the easy Indian Patent Fees Calculator below:

Total Fee:

PATENT FILING COST/ FEES IN INDIA

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FILE REQUEST FOR PATENT EXAMINATION- DON’T MISS YOUR DEADLINE

In India a Patent application is not examined automatically. A Patent is examined only on filing request for examination. The Indian Patent Act, 1970 under Section 11B provides for filing request for examination with the Indian Patent Office. It states that no application will be examined unless the interested person makes a request for examination of patent application in the prescribed manner within the prescribed period. Hence, its crucial that the statutory time line to file request for examination is followed.

When can the request for Patent examination be in India?

The request for examination for a patent application in India can be filed within a period of 48 months from the date of priority or date of filing of the application whichever is earlier.

Official Fee for filing Request for Patent Examination in India

No.

On what payable

Official government fee for e-filing (INR)

Official government fee for physical filing (INR)

Natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Small entity#, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup

Others, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup* and/ or small entity

Natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Small entity#, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Others, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup* and/ or small entity#

1

On request for examination of application for patent under section 11B and rule 24(1)

4000

10000

20000

4400

11000

22000

2

On request for examination of application for patent under under rule 20

(4)(ii)

5600

14000

28000

6150

15400

30800

3

On request for expedited examination of application for patent

8000

25000

60000

Not allowed

Not allowed

Not allowed

*Please note the aforesaid schedule does not include the professional fee

EARLY PUBLICATION OF PATENT APPLICATION IN INDIA

The Indian Patent Law provides for filing a request with the Indian Patent Office for early publication of Patent application. The request for early publication of application is made on Form 9 along with the prescribed fee.

Request for early publication of Patent application can be filed by the applicant only. On receiving request for early publication, the Indian Patent Office shall publish the application within one month. However, the application shall not relate to Atomic Energy or Defense purpose.

Official Fee for filing Request for Early publication of patent application in India

On what payable

Official government fee for e-filing (INR)

Official government fee for physical filing (INR)

Natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Small entity#, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup

Others, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup* and/ or small entity

Natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Small entity#, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup*

Others, alone or with natural person(s) and/ or Startup* and/ or small entity#

Request for early publication for patent application under Section 11A(2)

2500

6250

12500

2750

6900

13750

*Please note the aforesaid schedule does not include the professional fee

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