SCHEDULE OF CHARGES FOR
TRADE MARK, PATENT AND
DESIGN REGISTRATION
Hong Kong


TRADE MARK


Official Fee
(US$)
Attorney Fee
(US$)
Total
(US$)
1 Application and registration
(a) For 1st Class 257 394 651
(b) For each additional class 129 307 436
2 Claiming priority Nil Nil Nil
3 Search with preliminary advice on registrability
(a) Unofficial Search
(per mark per Class) Nil 230 230
(b) Official Search
(i) For 1st Class 52 282 334
(ii) For each additional class 26 Nil 36
4 Renewal
(a) For 1st Class 343 337 680
(b) For each additional Class 171 207 379
(c) Late renewal charge (within six months
after expiry) Search
65 Nil 65
5 Request for restoration and renewal (within
twelve months after expiry)
(a) For 1st Class 513 337 850
(b) For each additional Class 172 207 379
6 Recordal of Assignment (inclusive of drafting
assignment deed)
(a) For 1st application/registration 103 337 440
(b) For each additional application
registration
Nil 230 230
7 Recordal of license (inclusive of drafting license deed)
(a) For 1st application/registration 103 337 440
(b) For each additional application
registration
Nil 230 230
8 Preparing and filing an opposition against a trade mark application 103 1,097 up 1,200 up
9 Preparing and filing a counter-statement against an opposition Nil 1,300 up 1,300 up
10 Preparing and filing an application for revocation
(a) Based on non-use
 (i) Basic investigation on use/non-use status of a trade mark registration in Hong Kong, depending on number of class involved Nil 1,230 up 1,230 up
(ii) Investigation by way of market survey on use/non-use status of a trade mark registration in Hong Kong, depending on number of class involved Nil 4,000 up 4,000 up
(iii) Preparing and filing an application for revocation 103 1,427 up 1,530 up
(b) Preparing and filing an application for revocation on grounds other than non-use 103 1,427 up 1,530 up
11 Preparing and filing an application for declaration of invalidity 103 1,097 up 1,200 up
12 Preparing a statutory declaration (in the language of proceeding) being evidence and filing same with the Registry (excluding color printing, registered post and courier fees, as well as translation fee thereof, if any) Nil 1,500 up 1,500 up
13 Applying for an extension of time 26 130 156
14 Requesting for merge of applications/ registrations Nil 280 280
15 Recordal of change of the name/address of applicant/proprietor Nil 130 130
(for each application/registration)
16 Obtaining certified copy of a trademark application/registration 20 130 150

DESIGN


Official Fee
(US$)
Attorney Fee
(US$)
Total
(US$)
1 Application and registration
(a) For 1st Class 121 334 455
(b) For each additional class 96 207 303
(Falling in the same class)
2 Renewal
(a) 1st 5-year (second period) extension 102 237 339
(b) 2nd 5-year (third period) extension 154 237 391
(c) 3rd 5-year (fourth period) extension 226 237 463
(d) 4th 5-year (fifth period) extension 345 237 582
(e) Additional fee for late payment 63 Nil 63
(withinsix months after expiry)
3 Recordal of change of the  name/address of applicant/proprietor Nil 130 130
(for each application/registration)
4 Recordal of Assignment (inclusive of drafting assignment)
(a) For 1st application/registration 76 337 413
(b) For each additional application/ registration Nil 230 230
5 Obtaining priority document 22 130 152

PATENT


STANDARD PATENT Official Fee
(US$)
Attorney Fee
(US$)
Total
(US$)
1 Application and registration
(a) 1st Stage (request to record designated patent application) 46 394 440
(b) 2nd Stage (request for grant) 46 394 440
2 Maintenance of an application
(a) For a further year after the expiry of the 5th year 35 237 272
(b) 2nd 5-year (third period) extension 35 237 272
(c) Additional fee for late payment (within six months after expiry) 13 Nil 13
3 Annual fees (per annum)
(a) 4th to 10th year 60 237 297
(b) 11th to 15th year 83 237 320
(c) 16th to 20th year 114 237 351
(d) Additional fee for late payment (within six months after expiry) 36 Nil 36

PATENT


Official Fee
(US$)
Attorney Fee
(US$)
Total
(US$)
SHORT-TERM PATENT
4 Application and Registration 82 394 476
5 Obtaining a search report from the State Intellectual Property Office
(up to 15 pages and 10 claims)
(a) For each additional application/ registration 334 287 621
(b) Based on an English specification 667 287 954
(c) Each additional page (excluding drawings) 16 Nil 16
(d) Each additional claim 16 Nil 16
6 Translating abstract from English/Chinese into Chinese/English Nil 100 100
(up to 350 words)
7 (a) Renewal 144 237 381
(b) Additional fee for late payment (within six months after the expiry date) 36 Nil 36
8 Request for substantive examination of a short-term patent 534 400 934

PATENT


Official Fee
(US$)
Attorney Fee
(US$)
Total
(US$)
ORIGINAL GRANT PATENT
9 Request for grant of a standard patent 56 500 556
10 Request for substantive examination of a standard patent 534 400 934
11 Request to review
12 Addition/ Restoration of priority claim
(a) Addition of priority claim 18 200 218
(b) Restoration of priority right 54 200 254
13 Request for hearing 227 300 527
14 Application to amend specification after grant 227 400 627
15 Notice of intention to appear at hearing 227 300 527
16 Preparing and filing an opposition
(a) Against amendment of specification after grant 204 800 1004
(b) Other type of opposition 44 600 644
44 600 644
17 Preparing and filing a counter-statement against an opposition
18 Recording of Assignment (inclusive of drafting assignment)
(a) For 1st application/registration 42 337 379
(b) For each additional application/ registration Nil 230 230
Nil 130 130
19 Recordal of change of the name/address of applicant/proprietor (for each application application/registration)
20 Obtaining certified copy of priority document
(a) Basic fee; and 13 130 143
(b) per page 0.8 Nil 0.8