Account holder name and address: Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Estonia, Suur-Ameerika 1, Tallinn, Estonia

  • SEB Pank  EE891010220034796011  (SWIFT: EEUHEE2X)
  • Swedbank  EE932200221023778606  (SWIFT: HABAEE2X)
  • LHV Pank EE777700771003813400 (BIC/SWIFT: LHVBEE22)
  • Luminor Bank  EE701700017001577198  (SWIFT: RIKOEE22)

Reference number is 2900082362.

Description State fee
(€)
For filing of a patent application 225
For filing of a patent application where the applicant is a natural person or the applicants are solely natural persons 56
Upon filing of a patent application which consists of more than 10 patent claims, the state fee set out in subsection 1 or 2 of this section plus 13 euros per claim starting from the eleventh claim shall be paid
For the issue of copies of patent documents or other publications referred to in the course of the examination of patent application 10
For correction and amendment of a patent application after making a decision to issue a patent or to reject a patent application 96
For filing of an application for amendment of data on the applicant upon transfer of a patent application 32
For resumption of the processing of a patent application after the processing has been suspended 32
For restoration of the processing of a patent application 32
For entry of an invention in the register of patents 96
For publication of a notice of making amendments to a patent specification 32
For publication of a notice of making amendments to patent claims and for publication of a new patent specification 45
For the continued validity of a patent application, a patent or a European patent:
for the first year of validity 26
for the second year of validity 26
for the third year of validity 64
for the fourth year of validity 77
for the fifth year of validity 96
for the sixth year of validity 120
for the seventh year of validity 135
for the eighth year of validity 155
for the ninth year of validity 180
for the tenth year of validity 205
for the eleventh year of validity 245
for the twelfth year of validity 285
for the thirteenth year of validity 320
for the fourteenth year of validity 360
for the fifteenth year of validity 405
for the sixteenth year of validity 450
for the seventeenth year of validity 495
for the eighteenth year of validity 540
for the nineteenth year of validity 585
for the twentieth year of validity 630
Upon payment of the annual state fee for the continued validity of a patent application, a patent or a European patent after the due date has passed, a state fee shall be paid according to the state fee rate per year of validity set out in subsection 12 of this section plus 10 per cent of the corresponding state fee rate
For filing of an application for a registration entry of the transfer, licence or compulsory licence of a patent or a European patent valid in Estonia 32
For accepting of a European patent application for national processing as a patent application 225
For disclosure of the translation of patent claims of a European patent application 32
For making available the translation of a European patent specification or an amended European patent specification 45
For extension of term for submitting the translation of a European patent specification or an amended European patent specification 32
For filing of an international patent application with the Patent Office 120
For accepting of an international patent application for national processing 225
For restoration of the national processing of an international patent application 32
For disclosure of the Estonian translation of patent claims of an international patent application 32
For extension of term for the submission of Estonian translation of an international patent application 32
For filing of an application for additional protection for a medicinal product or plant protection product protected with a patent 105
For the continued validity of supplementary legal protection for a medicinal product or plant protection product for the first year and for each following year of the validity of the supplementary legal protection 630
Upon payment of the annual state fee for the continued supplementary validity of a medicinal product or plant protection product after the due date has passed, a state fee shall be paid according to the state fee rate per year of validity set out in subsection 25 of this section plus 10 per cent of the corresponding state fee
For continued validity of supplementary protection of the medicaments used in paediatrics 260
For examining of a registry file  8
For the issue of documents certifying priority or priority claim  16
For the issue of a duplicate of letters patent  16
For the issue of a certified copy or print-out of an entry of a document from the registry file (per page in A4 format)  1
For the issue of a certified copy of a patent specification, description of an invention, patent claims, drawings and other illustrative material, translation of patent claims of a European patent application or translation of patent claims of an international patent application:
- per the first page in A4 format  2
- per each following page in A4 format  0.20
Upon the issue of certified written information from the patent register (per one object of industrial property)  8
Entries concerning registered securities over movables:
1) A state fee in the amount of the full state fee rate set out in Annex 2 to the State Fees Act depending on the transaction value shall be paid for the registration of a pledge contract. The transaction value upon registration of a pledge contract is the amount of the pledge.
2) A state fee in the amount of 75 per cent of the full state fee rate set out in Annex 2 to the State Fees Act depending on the transaction value shall be paid for the amendment of the ranking of a registered security over movables.
3) Registration of Annexes to the pledge contract  6
4) A state fee in the amount of the full state fee rate set out in Annex 2 to the State Fees Act shall be paid for the registration of Annex to the pledge contract concerning an increase in the value of a pledge, and the transaction value is the difference between the amount of the pledge being applied for and the amount of the pledge entered in the register.

The Estonian Patent Act and Utility Models Act permit the payment of state fees if the following legal requirements are fulfilled:

  1. The official language of the Estonian Patent Office is Estonian. So all the documents shall be filed in Estonian.

  2. The Estonian Patent Office communicates only with the representative, who has been registered in the Estonian state register of patent attorneys, even in case a problem arises. For example if the state fee is paid in an amount less than the prescribed rate and there is no patent attorney the patent becomes invalid.

The state fee is deemed to be paid upon receipt by the Patent Office of following information certifying payment of the state fee:

  1. the number and date of the payment document;

  2. the name of the payer;

  3. the amount paid;

  4. action for which the state fee is being paid for;

  5. number of the patent application or registration;

  6. confirmation of the bank or signature of the person who composed the document;

  7. it should be evident on the document which institution or person composed it.

The document certifying payment of the state fee shall be filed with the receiving section of the Patent Office in person or by post. Documents filed by telefax or other electronic means are not accepted.

The Estonian Patent Office does not send any notifications if the state fee is not paid by the due date. If the document certifying payment of the state fee has not been submitted on time the patent becomes invalid.

According to the Estonian Trade Mark Act a person with no residence, seat or commercial or industrial enterprise operating in Estonia shall authorize a patent attorney who has been registered in the Estonian state register of patent attorneys as the person’s representative to perform procedures related to payment of renewal fees.

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Last updated: 06.02.2024