INAPI sets new examiner’s fees in patent prosecution
The Chilean Patent and Trademark Office (INAPI), in exempt Resolution Number 112, has announced new rates for Examination fees, that shall come into force on Friday April 19, 2013. These rates apply to Patents, Utility Models, Industrial Designs, Designs and Layout Designs, and Integrated Circuit Topographies.
According to this decree, the new tariffs are:
|Utility Models||USD 750|
|Industrial Drawings, Industrial Designs, and Integrated Circuit Topographies Layout Designs||USD 630|
Examiner’s fees have remained unchanged since 2012, and they were modified accordingly to the national Consumer’s Price Index (IPC).
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