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Fees for Foreign Clients

Fees for Foreign Clients

Please find a list below of our Fees for incoming agency work from foreign clients.

Local clients are requested to please Contact Us directly for an obligation-free quote in respect of your local and international intellectual property requirements.

Patents: USD
Filing South African patent application $912
Acceptance, advertisement and grant $275
Delay of acceptance for 21 months (non PCT), or for 15 months (PCT national phase) $256
Receiving and late filing one batch of documents $149
Clerical correction (minimum) $208
Substantive amendment (typically) $267-531
Annual Renewal – A reduced fee is payable for the second and subsequent fees if more than one fee is paid at one time. Paying a single renewal fee:
End of 3rd, 4th and 5th years $170
• 6th and 7th years $170
• 8th and 9th years $170
• 10th and 11th years $170
• 12th and 13th years $186
• 14th and 15th years $186
• 16th and 17th years $172
• 18th and 19th years $185
• FULL TERM $545
Designs: USD
Filing a South African design application $636
Each further design application filed simultaneously $572
Registration and advertisement $181
Receiving and late filing one batch of documents $153
Clerical correction (minimum) $217
Annual Renewal – The fees are the same as in respect of patents, up to the 9th year in respect of functional designs and the 14th year in respect of aesthetic designs.
Trademarks: USD
Filing a South African trade mark application $570
Filing the second to fifth applications simultaneously in the same name (each) $534
Filing the sixth application and subsequent applications simultaneously in the same name (each) $511
Acceptance, advertisement and grant $204
Receiving and late filing one batch of documents $175
Renewal of a South African trade mark registration $443
Renewal of each additional registration at the same time $352
Registerability search in South Africa $352
Standard Office Action $311
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Patent
International Conventions, Treaties and Arrangements Paris Union, WIPO , PCT
National Phase Applications under the PCT 
  •  Name(s) and address(es) of applicant(s).   
  • Name(s) and address(es) of inventor(s).   
  • Number, date and country of the basic application if Paris Convention priority is to be claimed.
  • International application number and filing date
Examination The application is subjected to formal examination only.
Duration The term is twenty years from the date of filing.
Renewal Maintenance fees are payable annually as from the third anniversary of the filing date. A 6 months grace period is available.
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