The PCT fees when filing an international application before the Japan Patent Office will be revised as follows:
- International filing fee: JPY 154,000
- Fee per sheet over 30: JPY 1,700
- E-filing reduction: JPY 34,700
- Preliminary examination handling fee: JPY 23,200
[Revised Fees (filed on or after August 1)]
- International filing fee: JPY 145,000
- Fee per sheet over 30: JPY 1,600
- E-filing reduction: JPY 32,700
- Preliminary examination handling fee: JPY 21,800
For more details, please see the PCT Fee Tables at the WIPO.
Please note that the above revised fees will apply to PCT international applications filed before the JPO, and therefore, that the revision does not affect most of our overseas clients.