IP official fees rise in France

Published onJune 2015

Governmental decree of 10 June 2015, published 13 June 2015, decided a raise in official fees payable to the French Patent and Trademark Office, INPI or National Institute for Industrial Property.

On average it is a 5% increase and all IP titles are concerned even though not affected in the same way.

Whereas application filing fees for patents stay the same at €36, application filing fees for trademarks (up to three classes of goods and services) increase from €225 to €250 in case of paper filing and from €200 to €210 for electronic filing.

New official fees become effective on 1st July 2015.