Changes in Korean Official Fees
 


On February 20, 2014, the Korean Intellectual Property Office announced changes to some of their official fees which will become effective as of March 1st, 2014. The summary of the changes are as below:

 Old Fees(KRW)New Fees(KRW)
PATENTSApplication
(Same for Divisional Application)
38,000 46,000
Request for ExaminationBasic Fee130,000143,000
Additional Fee for each claim40,00044,000
UTILITY MODELSApplication
(Same for Divisional Application)
17,000 20,000
Request for ExaminationBasic Fee65,00071,000
Additional Fee for each claim17,00019,000
DESIGNSApplication
(Same for Divisional Application)
60,00094,000
TRADEMARKSApplication56,00062,000

In addition to the above, individual owners of patents, utility models, and designs will now be able to enjoy the benefit of the 30% discount in the official fees for 4th to 6th year annuities.



[ Prev. ]   [ List ]    [ Next ]