Published in the Australian Official Journal of Patents on 26 September 2019

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International PCT Fees

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  2. International Search Fee: $2200
  3. International Filing Fee: $2005
    If the application contains 30 Pages or less including the request form

    E-filing reductions
    Electronic filings filed in PDF format via ePCT: $302
    Electronic filings filed in XML format via ePCT: $452

    For each page in the application in excess of 30 Sheets: $23
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    If the International search was not conducted by IP Australia: $820
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Total (if Search not performed by IP Australia): $1122


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