Patent Renewal Fees for Cyprus

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

Office Fees
CY
Cyprus

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

5408

Grant Fee

$

108

Requirements for EP grants
CY
Cyprus

Claims Translation

Greek

Description Translation

Greek

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
CY
Cyprus

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
CY
Cyprus

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

28.41

Residents

1.2M

Official Currency

EUR

Schengen Area

Cyprus Cyprus vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Cyprus, CY (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 Cyprus after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the patent specification into Greek must be supplied.

I.2 Professional representative

Applicants must appoint an authorized profes­sional representative resident in Cyprus who is entitled to practice law in Cyprus.

I.3 Period for filing the translation

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

I.4 Office fee

EUR 100. Must be paid within time period mentioned in section I.3

II. Double-patenting allowed?

No; to the extent that it 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.

(c) the national patent is granted if such date falls after that provided for in (a) or (b).

III. Territory

Territory of the Republic of Cyprus

IV. Useful links:

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

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

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Fee valid date: 07/23/2024

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