Application fees for patents

The fees below apply to

  • Finnish national patent applications and
  • PCT applications pursued in the national phase in Finland.

The fees below are official fees and are not subject to VAT.

Fees when filing an application

When filing a Finnish patent application, you must pay an application fee and, if needed, an additional fee for claims. Later during the processing, you will have to pay at least a publication fee and annual fees.

Service Price (€)
Application fee 500.00
Application fee for an electronic application (online patent application filed using our online service or the EPO Online Filing software) 400.00
Additional fee for each claim over 15 50.00

Fees when a patent is being granted

Service Price (€)
Publication fee 500.00
Publication fee when the documents for publication have been filed electronically (online patent application filed using our online service or the EPO Online Filing software) 400.00

Other fees

Service Price (€)
Translation fee per page 70.00
Reinstatement fee (dismissed application)
- first reinstatement 70.00
- subsequent reinstatements 140.00
Additional fee for any claim filed after the application was filed, or should be deemed to have been filed, if the total number of claims exceeds the number of the claims for which the application fee has been paid 50.00

Fees in the national phase of an international PCT application

Service Price (€)
Additional fee for a further period under section 31(2) of the Finnish Patents Act (translation filed within that period) 125.00
Special additional fee in cases where the international patent application is pursued in Finland according to section 31(1) or 38(2) of the Finnish Patents Act and the application includes an invention that has not been the subject of an international search or international preliminary examination, and the provisions of section 36 or 37 of the Finnish Patents Act are not applicable 500.00
Fee under section 36 or 37 of the Finnish Patents Act 350.00
Publication fee for correction of a translation 500.00
Decision fee for restoration of the right of priority under PCT Rule 49ter.2d 450.00

See also other fees.

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Latest update 21.04.2020