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THE TABLE FEES AND CHARGES RELATING TO INVENTIONS AND UTILITY SOLUTIONS
(Quoted from Circular No. 22/2009/TT-BTC of 04 February 2009 of the Ministry of Finance)
 
 
No.
Fees and Charges
Rate (thousand VND)
  1.  
Filing fee
 
 
- fee for application filed in paper form without digital database of the whole content of the application
180
 
- fee for application filed in paper form with digital database of the whole content of the application
150
 
- fee for application filed online
100
 
- additional fee for each page of patent/ utility solution specifications in excess of five
12
  1.  
Fee for priority right (per each application/ request)
600
  1.  
Fee for amending applications, including for request of supplement, separation, assignment, change (per each amendment/ application)
120
  1.  
Fee for filing an application for registration of industrial property assignment agreement (per object)
120
  1.  
Fee for filing an application for a decision of non-voluntary licence (per object)
500
  1.  
Fee for filing an application for invalidation of the right to use an invention in accordance with a compulsory decision
500
  1.  
Fee for renewal of amending and supplementing documents (each time)
120
  1.  
Fee for granting a Patent for invention/utility solution
120
 
- additional fee (for each independent claim in excess of one)
100
  1.  
Fee for amending a Patent for invention/utility solution
120
  1.  
Fee for amending, renewal or invalidation of the Certificate of registration of industrial property right transfer agreement (each object)
150
  1.  
Fee for issuing a Decision on granting non-voluntary licence
300
  1.  
Annual maintaining, renewal fees for each independent claim:
 
 
- for the 1st  and 2nd  years, per year:
300
 
- for the 3rd and 4th years, per year:
480
 
- for the 5th and 6th years, per year:
780
 
- for the 7th and 8th years, per year:
1,200
 
- for the 9th and 10th years, per year:
1,800
 
- for the years from 11th to 13th, per year:
2,520
 
- for the years from 14th to 16th, per year:
3,300
 
- for the years from 17th to 20th, per year:
4,200
  1.  
Fee for maintenance/ renewal of validity after described time limit (for each belated month)
10% fee for maintenance/ renewal
  1.  
Fee for invalidation of a granted Patent for invention/utility solution
180
  1.  
Fee for cancellation of a granted Patent for invention/utility solution
300
  1.  
Fee for publication of application, including application for amendment, supplement, separation, assignment, conversion (each application)
120
 
- additional fee for publication of each drawing/image in excess of one
60
  1.  
Fee for Register of a Patent for invention/utility solution (including one for amendment, renewal, invalidation, cancellation, reissuance)
120
 
- additional fee for each drawing/image in excess of one
60
  1.  
Fee for publication of Decision on granting, amending, renewing, invalidating a Patent for invention/utility solution
120
 
- additional fee for publication of each drawing/image in excess of one
60
  1.  
Charge for substantive examination of application (for each claim) – without information searching charge
420
 
- additional charge for request of substantive examination belated than described date, including PCT application entered to national phase belatedly
200
 
- additional charge for internationally classifying of invention/utility solution (each class)
100
  1.  
Charge for rapid examination
420
  1.  
Charge for searching information for examining, evaluating, assessing and other works of responsibilities (for each claim)
120
  1.  
Charge for providing information relating to invention/utility solution (each request)
200
  1.  
Charge for issuance of duplicates, copies of a Patent for invention/utility solution
120
 
- additional charge for each page in excess of four
5
  1.  
Charge for issuance of copies issued and achieved by the National Office of Intellectual Property of Vietnam (first page)
12
 
- additional fee for each page in excess of one
5
  1.  
Charge of providing information for priority rights
60
 
- additional fee for each page in excess of one
6
  1.  
Charge for copying a PCT international application (per page)
6
  1.  
Charge for filing international application (PCT) – excluding fees and charges collected by the International Bureau
500