Wednesday, December 6 2023   \  Published by Lavoix.

Substantial increase of official fees in Canada and Argentina

Substantial increase of official fees in Canada and Argentina

Patent fees will increase up to 36% in Canada as from January 1st, 2024.

Applicants who intend to file patent applications in Canada in the near future car reduce the costs by filing theses patent applications in 2023.

This applies to the filing of patent applications under priority of another patent application, to the entry into national phase of International applications and in particular to the filing of divisional applications, for which fees are high and a substantial save can be obtained.

Besides, the payment of some fees such as future maintenance fees and examination fees may be anticipated to benefit from the lower rate.

A new patent fee schedule will also enter into force on December 1st, 2023 in Argentina with a substantial increase of the patent fees, some fees being nearly doubled. Read more

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