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

Office Fees
PL
Poland

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

3630

Grant Fee

$

23

Requirements for EP grants
PL
Poland

Claims Translation

Polish

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
PL
Poland

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
PL
Poland

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

679.40

Residents

37.8M

Official Currency

PLN

Schengen Area

Poland Poland vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Poland, PL (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 Poland after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

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

I.2 Professional representative

Yes, except for right holders having their place of residence or registered office within the territory of the European Union, an EFTA member state – a party to the Agreement on the European Economic Area, or the Swiss Confederation.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the EP or the decision to maintain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

For publication of the mention of the filing of a translation of the European patent or of a corrected or amended translation, or for making the translation of the European patent publicly available: PLN 90

Where the translation or corrected translation is more than 10 pages long, the fee for each subsequent page of the translation is PLN 10.

II. Double-patenting allowed?

Simultaneous protection by national patents/utility models is not excluded.

III. Territory

Territory of the Republic of Poland

IV. Useful links:

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

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

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Fee valid date: 10/17/2023

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