The Cabinet has approved the following intellectual property-related fee increases. It will take effect on April 1, 2022. It may be a good idea to review the necessity of maintaining patent rights in Japan.
|Fee for requesting examination of application
|Patent fees (1st to 3rd year)
|Patent fees (4th to 6th year)
|Patent fees (7th to 9th year)
|Patent fees (10th to 25th year)
The results of the pubic comments on this price increase have also been released.