JPO Fee Increases Effective April 1, 2022 | ONDA TECHNO Intl. Patent Attys.[Japan Patent Firm] | Gifu City

JPO Fee Increases Effective April 1, 2022 | ONDA TECHNO Intl. Patent Attys.[Japan Patent Firm] | Gifu City

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JPO Fee Increases Effective April 1, 2022

December 27, 2021

The JPO formally announced fee increases that will go into effect on April 1, 2022. Actions that will be subject to the fee increases include patent registrations, patent annuity payments, trademark registrations, and trademark renewals. The newly revised fees are shown below.

 

Patent
  Revised Fee (JPY) Current Fee (JPY)
Registration fee (1st – 3rd year annuities) 4,300 yen + (300 yen per claim) 2,100 yen + (200 yen per claim)
4th – 6th year annuities, per year 10,300 yen + (800 yen per claim) 6,400 yen + (500 yen per claim)
7th – 9th year annuities, per year 24,800 yen + (1,900 yen per claim) 19,300 yen + (1,500 yen per claim)
10th – 25th year annuities, per year 59,400 yen + (4,600 yen per claim) 55,400 yen + (4,300 yen per claim)

 

Trademark
  Revised Fee (JPY) Current Fee (JPY)
Registration fee 32,900 yen per class 28,200 yen per class
Instalment payment (first half term/second half term) 17,200 yen per class 16,400 yen per class
Renewal fee 43,600 yen per class 38,800 yen per class
Instalment payment (first half term/second half term) 22,800 yen per class 22,600 yen per class
Registration fee for defensive mark 32,900 yen per class 28,200 yen per class
Renewal fee for defensive mark 37,500 yen per class 33,400 yen per class

 

International Registration Application (Trademark)
  Revised Fee (JPY) Current Fee (JPY)

Second part of

Individual fee

32,900 yen per class 28,200 yen per class
Renewal fee for Japan Designation 43,600 yen per class 38,800 yen per class