Patent Renewal Fees for Serbia

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

Office Fees
RS
Serbia

Total 20-year renewal fees

$

8046

Requirements for EP grants
RS
Serbia

Claims Translation

Serbian

Description Translation

Serbian

Representation Needed?

IP Memberships (Selection)
RS
Serbia

PC - Paris Convention

PCT - Patent Cooperation Treaty

EPC - European Patent Convention

EU - European Union

UPC - Unified Patent Court

London Agreement

Economic Factors
RS
Serbia

GDP of 2021 in billion USD

63.08

Residents

6.8M

Official Currency

RSD

Schengen Area

Serbia Serbia vs. other EPC member states

Total 20-year patent renewal fees for Serbia, RS (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 Serbia after EP grant

I.1 Translation requirements

A translation of the patent specification into Serbian must be filed with the Serbian Intellectual Property Office.

I.2 Professional representative

Yes, foreign natural and legal persons not resident or having no seat in the Republic of Serbia must be represented by a repre­sentative listed in the competent authority’s “Register of Represen­tatives” or by a domestic attorney.

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

Yes

II. Double-patenting allowed?

No

In the case of an invention disclosed in both a national patent and a European patent designating the Republic of Serbia – both patents having the same date of filing or, when priority is claimed, the same date of priority, and belonging to the same person 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 the Republic of Serbia

IV. Useful links:

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

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

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Fee valid date: 04/01/2024

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