Changes in PCT Fees - 11/11/2014

To be published in the Australian Official Journal of 20 November 2014.

In accordance with the directives adopted by the PCT Assembly at its Fortieth Session (held from September 22 to October 1, 2009), new equivalent amounts in AUD will be established with effect from 1 December 2014, As follows:

International PCT Fees

  1. Transmittal Fee: $200
  2. International Search Fee: $2200
  3. International Filing Fee: $1574
    If the application contains 30 Pages or less including the request form
    Electronic filings filed in PDF format via PCT-SAFE and ePCT: $237
    Electronic filings filed in XML format via PCT-SAFE and ePCT: $355
    PLUS
    For each page in the application in excess of 30 Sheets: $18
  4. Cost of Preparing Certified Copy of Basic Document: $100 per document
  5. Copies of Specifications cited in the International Search Report: $50 per copy

International Preliminary Examination Fees

  1. International Preliminary Examination Fee
    If the International Search was performed by IP Australia  $590
    If the International search was not conducted by IP Australia $820
  2. International Preliminary Handling Fee: $237
    Total If Search performed by IP Australia: $827
    Total if Search not performed by IP Australia: $1057

For more information please contact us to speak to Ashlea Kinkade in our PCT section.

Publish online date: 
Tuesday, November 11, 2014