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Shown are office fees and related facts for national patents granted in Bosnia and Herzegovina and European patents extended to Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Office Fees
BA
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

8647

Grant Fee

$

33

Requirements for EP grants
BA
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Claims Translation

Bosnian

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
BA
Bosnia and Herzegovina

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EPC Extension State

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
BA
Bosnia and Herzegovina

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

23.37

Residents

3.3M

Official Currency

BAM

Schengen Area

I. Requirements for Bosnia and Herzegovina after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the claims into an official language of Bosnia and Herzegovina must be filed with the Institute for Intellectual Property of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

I.2 Professional representative

Must be appointed.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

I.4 Office fee

Publication fee in the amount of 60 BAM. To be paid within 3 months after the date on which the mention of the grant of the European patent is published in the European Patent Bulletin.

II. Double-patenting allowed?

No; to the extent that the extended European patent protects the same invention, 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 Bosnia and Herzegovina

IV. Useful links:

EP: National Law relating to EPC, X. Miscellaneous, Bosnia and Herzegovina (epo.org)

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

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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