Patent Renewal Fees for Iceland

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Shown are office fees and related facts for patents granted in or for Iceland. For example national patents and European patents validated in Iceland.

Office Fees
IS
Iceland

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

4844

Grant Fee

$

208

Requirements for EP grants
IS
Iceland

Claims Translation

Icelandic

Description Translation

English

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
IS
Iceland

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
IS
Iceland

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

25.60

Residents

372.5K

Official Currency

ISK

Schengen Area

Iceland Iceland vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Iceland, IS (red) relative to other EPC member states (blue). Note that patent renewal fees are to be paid annually and updated regularly. Not included are grant fees, translation costs, and representation costs (if applicable).

I. Requirements for Iceland after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the claims into Icelandic must be supplied under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.

Other parts of the Euro­pean patent must be supplied in Icelandic or English under the conditions provided for in Art. 65(1) EPC.

I.2 Professional representative

A patent proprietor who is not domiciled in Iceland must have a representative residing in the EU, a member state of the European Free Trade Association (EFTA) which is party to the EEA Agreement, Switzerland or the Faroe Islands.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

4 months after the date on which the mention of the grant, maintenance in amended form or limitation of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

(a) Yes, grant fee of 29,000 ISK

(b) Within period pursuant to section I.3

I.5 Special features

If a translation is corrected under Art. 86 of the Patents Act, a new version of the entire translation, clearly indicating what has been changed by each correction, must be submitted. This corrected version must be accompanied by the patent or application number and the name and address of the patent holder or applicant, otherwise it will be deemed not to have been submitted.

II. Double-patenting allowed?

Simultaneous protection is not excluded.

III. Territory

Territory of the Republic of Iceland

IV. Useful links

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Iceland (epo.org)

International: PCT Applicant’s Guide Iceland – Valid as from 15 Sep 2023 (wipo.int)

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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