Patent Renewal Fees for Romania

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

Office Fees
RO
Romania

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

6437

Grant Fee

$

109

Requirements for EP grants
RO
Romania

Claims Translation

Romanian

Description Translation

Romanian

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
RO
Romania

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
RO
Romania

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

284.10

Residents

19.1M

Official Currency

EUR

Schengen Area

Romania Romania vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Romania, RO (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 Romania after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the patent specification into Romanian must be supplied

I.2 Professional representative

Must be appointed. Applicants with neither residence nor principal place of business in Romania must appoint a representative authorized to act before the OSIM.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

(i) 3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant or the decision to main­tain the patent as amended is published in the European Patent Bulletin;

(ii) extendible by three months

I.4 Office fee

(i) EUR 100 or RON 495 plus EUR 5 or RON 25 for each page of the translation in excess of 20

(ii) EUR 200 or RON 990 plus EUR 5 or RON 25 for each page of the translation in excess of 20

II. Double-patenting allowed?

No; to the extent that it protects the same invention with the same right to priority for the same patentee or his successor in title, the national patent ceases to have effect from the date on which

(a) the period for filing the notice of opposition to the European patent expires without such notice being filed, or

(b) the opposition proceedings are finally closed, the European patent having been maintained.

III. Territory

Territory of Romania

IV. Useful links:

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

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

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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