South East Asia - Renewal Requirements

The patent terms in the jurisdictions listed below are subject to payment of annual renewal fees, otherwise referred to as maintenance fees or annuities.

The patent term in the jurisdictions listed below is 20 years from the filing date or international filing date. This may vary depending when the applications were filed. If you require specific details please contact us.

Country

Payable before grant

Fees accumulated/ payable from

Grace period

Fees based on

 

Indonesia
 No preview available

No

Payable at grant and  accumulated annuities from the filing date (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the filing date)

6 months with payment of fine

Number of claims

Malaysia
 No preview available

No

Payable 1 year from the date of grant with no accumulated annuities (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the grant date)

6 months with payment of fine.

Fixed fee

The PhilippinesNo preview available

Yes

Payable 4 years from the date of publication  (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the publication date)

6 months with payment of fine.

Each claim in excess of five (5)

Singapore
 No preview available

No

Payable at grant and accumulated annuities from 4 years from filing date (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the filing date)

6 months with payment of fine. Fine increases on a monthly basis.

Fixed fee

ThailandNo preview available

No

Payable at grant and accumulated annuities from 5 years from filing date (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the filing date)

6 months with payment of fine

Fixed fee

Vietnam
 No preview available

No

Payable at grant and no accumulated annuities  (annually thereafter on the anniversary of the grant date)

6 months with payment of fine. Fine increases on a monthly basis.

Number of independent claims

The partner responsible for this area is Tom Gumley.

Topics:  Patent Applications, Patent Terms, Patents, Renewal Fees

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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