1 January 2020: Update to the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fees

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The Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) fee structure changes on 1 January 2020 and will be as follows:

Transmittal fee:

Search fee:

International fee:

  • £1,085 for the first 30 sheets
  • £12 for each sheet over 30

Restoration for restoration of priority

Reductions for e-filing

  • £163: electronic filing (not being in character coded format)
  • £245: electronic filing (being in character coded format)

Fees for preparation of priority document

PCT forms

Further information

Published 1 December 2019

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