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 PHILIPPINE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY BRIEF
ON-LINE
 
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This web page features the minimum attorney's fees for applications and cases involving
Patents, Utility Models and Designs
as prescribed by the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines [IPAP],
the most reputable organization of lawyers and practitioners engaged in
intellectual property law in the Philippines, of which Chan Robles is a member.
 
 
 
MINIMUM ATTORNEY'S FEES
FOR
PATENTS, UTILITY MODELS AND DESIGNS CASES
AS OF MARCH 01, 1998
[As Prescribed by the Intellectual Property Association of the Philippines]
 
 
PATENTS,  UTILITY MODELS AND DESIGNS
1. Filing of original application: 
[a] For invention [plus $10.00 for each claim in excess of five]......................US$ 400.00
[b] For utility model........................................................................................US$ 350.00
[c] For design................................................................................................US$ 350.00
2. Preparation of formal drawings per sheet:...............................................................US$ 80.00
3. Claiming convention priority...................................................................................US$100.00
4. Late filing of formal documents for each application................................................US$ 100.00
5. Request for substantive examination.....................................................................US$ 100.00
6. Amendment or correction during first examination..................................................US$ 100.00
7. Amendment after final action by examiner..............................................................US$ 250.00
8. Conversion to another kind of application, i.e., invention to utility model [min.]........US$ 200.00
9. Response to official action [min.]............................................................................US$ 150.00
10. Petition for revival of abandoned application........................................................US$ 250.00
11. Request for certification documents......................................................................US$ 100.00
12. Recordal of assignment, licensing or similar document.........................................US$ 150.00
13. Submission of retyped amended specification and claims.....................................US$ 100.00
14. Conference or Interview with examiner not exceeding one[1] hour....................US$ 250.00
15. Request for extension of time to respond to official action.....................................US$ 100.00
16. Securing and transmitting each original letters patent...........................................US$ 100.00
17. Payment of publication fee of granted patent........................................................US$ 100.00
18. Request for amendment or correction of letters patent.........................................US$ 150.00
19. Payment of annual fees.......................................................................................US$ 150.00
20. Monitoring due date for payment of annual fees...................................................US$100.00
21. Reinstatement of a lapsed patent [min.]................................................................US$ 300.00
22. Specific search and report for each class or subject............................................US$ 150.00
23. General search and report for each class or subject...........................................US$ 200.00
24. Recordal of the change of name of the patentee of the letters patent....................US$ 150.00
25. Request for extension of term of design registration.............................................US$ 300.00
26. Appeal to the Director from the final action of the examiner, 
      including preparation of appeal brief [min.]..........................................................US$ 500.00
27. Other services not covered by the foregoing list...................................................US$100.00
[N. B.:  Plus $1.00 per page in excess of 60 pages]
 
IPAP's Remarks on Attorney's Fees
 
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