Renewals

Date: 2017-02-02

Authors: Rebecca Carbarns, Joe Mok & Clare Taylor

The patent terms in the jurisdictions listed below are subject to payment of annual renewal fees, otherwise referred to as maintenance fees or annuities.

The patent term in the jurisdictions listed below is 20 years from the filing date or international filing date. This may vary depending when the applications were filed. If you require specific details, please contact us.

 

Country
Payable before grant
Fees accumulated/ payable from
Grace period
Fees based on
 
Indonesia
 

No preview available
No
Payable 6 months from date of grant and accumulated annuities from the filing date, together with the annuity due within the year of grant (annually thereafter one month before the anniversary of the filing date).
No
Number of claims
Malaysia
 

No preview available
No
Payable 1 year from the date of grant with no accumulated annuities (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the grant date)
6 months with payment of fine.
Fixed fee
Philippines
No preview available
Yes
Payable 4 years from the date of publication  (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the publication date)
6 months with payment of fine.
Each claim in excess of five (5)
Singapore
 

No preview available
No
Payable at grant and accumulated annuities from 4 years from filing date (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the filing date)
6 months with payment of fine. Fine increases on a monthly basis.
Fixed fee
Thailand
No preview available
No
Payable at grant and accumulated annuities from 5 years from filing date (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the filing date)
6 months with payment of fine
Fixed fee
Vietnam
 

No preview available
No
Payable at grant and no accumulated annuities  (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the grant date)
6 months with payment of fine. Fine increases on a monthly basis.
Number of independent claims