14-12-2023 15:40
by Willi Fast

Eurasia - Increase of official fees as of January 1, 2024

Starting January 1, 2024 there will be an increase of official fees, which are to be paid for Eurasian patent applications and industrial designs. The corresponding changes can be reviewed in the „Financial Regulations under the Eurasian Patent Convention“. The amounts of official fees will be increased by approximately 20-40%.

Furthermore, as of January 1, 2024

  • will be extended the term for filing oppositions against the grant of Eurasian patents for inventions and industrial designs under the administrative revocation procedure from 9 months to 3 years,
  • will be amended regulations concerning the examination of Eurasian design applications, and
  • will be introduced the option of settlement of disputes by means of a mediation procedure in the case of identity or confusing similarity of designs with trademarks with an earlier priority.

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