Revenue and expenditure of the Estonian Patent Office in the 1st half of 2015

09.07.2015
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REVENUE -

1,61 million EUR accrued to the state budget in the 1st half of 2015 for acts performed by the Estonian Patent Office (1,44 million EUR in the 1st half of 2014), including fees paid by foreign applicants, revenue for specific purposes from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in the amount of 0,31 million EUR for the examination of international registrations of trademarks in Estonia (0,32 million EUR in the 1st half of 2014), 0,69 million EUR for the continued validity of European patents in Estonia (0,53 EUR in the 1st half of 2014).

EXPENDITURE -

0,65 million EUR was allocated from the state budget for the operational costs of the Patent Office in the 1st half of 2015 (0,63 million EUR in the 1st half of 2014); financial allocation of 0,34 million to the European Patent Organisation from the fees for the European patents accrued to the state budget (0,28 million EUR in the 1st half of 2014.