Official fees in EAPO to increase as of 1 January 2024


Please note that starting from 1 January 2024, there will be an average increase of 25% in official fees at the Eurasian Patent Office. For example, the basic official fee for filing a patent application will increase to 50000 RUB from 36000 RUB, the basic official fee for a substantive examination will increase to 50000 RUB from 40000 RUB, and the granting and publication fee will increase to 30000 RUB from 25000 RUB.

If you are planning to file a Eurasian patent application or have applications pending with the EAPO, it is recommended that you make the pending official fee payments before 1 January 2024 to save costs.

Please feel free to contact our patent attorneys Erik Viik or Linda Norrgård if you have any questions.


Helsinki head office closed for Midsummer 21 June 2024

Please note that our Helsinki head office will be closed for Midsummer on Friday 21 June 2024 and will reopen on Monday, 24 June 2024.

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