Payment instructions

The application fees must be paid for the application to become pending. Banking charges, if any, must be included in the amount paid. Please note that the fee has to be paid in advance and the receipt must be enclosed with the application. The receipt, or a bank statement, must show the following details:

  • The payer
  • The recipient (Finnish Patent and Registration Office, PRH)
  • The account number to which the money was transferred (PRH’s bank account)
  • The bank’s archive number
  • The sum paid in euros
  • Remember also to write any of the following in the message field: design application, application number, register number, or the applicant’s or holder’s name

You can pay the application fee

  • online from your personal computer
  • at a bank
  • by using a payment ATM
  • at our customer service in Helsinki
Bank
Account number
BIC/SWIFT code
OP Corporate Bank Plc
FI3950000120378368 OKOYFIHH
Nordea Bank AB (publ), Finnish Branch
FI2616603000111131 NDEAFIHH
Danske Bank Plc
FI2480001500047908 DABAFIHH
Recipient: Finnish Patent and Registration Office
Message: Any of the following: design application, application number, register number, or the applicant’s or holder’s name
Due date: Immediately
Reference number: No reference
Amount due: Check our price list to find the correct payment amount

How to pay at the customer service

If you deliver your application in person to our customer service, Sörnäisten rantatie 13 C in Helsinki, you can pay the fee

  • by debit card, or
  • by any of the following credit cards: Visa, Visa Electron, OK, Eurocard, Mastercard, Diners Club, or American Express.

How additional fees for designs are determined

By paying the application fee, you can apply to register one design shown in one illustration. For each additional design included in the same application, you must pay a fee for multiple registration, and for each additional angle of view, you must pay a publication fee. See the examples below.

Examples

1. ONE DESIGN, ONE ILLUSTRATION

By paying the application fee only, you can apply to register one design shown in one illustration.

(Illustration 1, Räsänen)

Example 1. When applying for a design registration for a knife with one illustration, all you need to pay is the application fee only.

2. ONE DESIGN SHOWN IN TWO OR MORE ILLUSTRATIONS

For each extra illustration you want to register in addition to the first one, you must pay a publication fee as an additional fee.



(Illustration 1, Räsänen) (Illustration 2, Räsänen)

Example 2. When applying for a design registration for a knife with two illustrations, you must pay one publication fee in addition to the application fee.

3. TWO OR MORE DESIGNS AND TWO OR MORE ILLUSTRATIONS

In addition to the application fee, you must pay a fee for multiple registration for each additional design you are applying for after the first one, and a publication fee for each additional angle of view after the first one.

(Illustration 1, Räsänen) (Illustration 4, Räsänen)

Example 3. When applying for a design registration for two different knife designs shown in two illustrations, you must pay one fee for multiple registration and one publication fee in addition to the application fee.

4. DESIGN CLASSIFIED IN TWO OR MORE MAIN CLASSES

In certain rather unusual cases, a design has several different purposes of use and is therefore classified in two or more main classes. This means you must pay a class fee as an additional fee for each additional class after the first one. Please note, however, that you do not have to pay the class fee for subclasses in the same main class.

(Illustration 5, Räsänen)

Example 4. You are applying for a design registration for a combined knife and magnifying glass. The design is classified in two separate main classes based on its purpose of use: in class 7 for things like knives and forks, and in class 16 for things like optical devices. In addition to the application fee, you must pay one class fee for this kind of design.

If you need more detailed information about the fees for registered designs and how they are determined, contact our advisory service for design rights.


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Latest update 20.08.2018