New Requirements to Pay Excess Claim and Continuing Examination Fees in Canada & Canadian Divisional/Double Patenting Practice
New Requirements to Pay Excess Claim and Continuing Examination Fees in Canada With effect from 03 October 2022, Canada will implement a new requirement to pay excess claim fees for Canadian patent applications. Under the amended Rules, applicants will be required to pay a fee of $100 for each application claim in excess of twenty
Changes to the Canada Patent Act and Rules in force from 30 October 2019 may place increased burdens on patent owners seeking to secure the acceptance of annual patent maintenance fees which are paid late.
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