Italy: Patent Renewal Guide

Renewal Procedure and Patent Renewal Fees at the Italian Patent Office (Ufficio Italiano Brevetti e Marchi).

An informational summary of the patent renewal rules in place for Italian patents.

 

Renewal Years

Fees are due both before and after the grant of the patent from the time the patent hits the fourth anniversary of the filing date. From then on, fees are due annually.

 

Renewal Dates & Payment Windows

The end of the payment window is defined as the end of the month of the anniversary of the filing date. The payment window opens three months before.

 

Late Payments

For an additional penalty charge of 100€, renewal fees can be paid up to six months after the renewal date.

European Applications

As usual, if the original application was made through the European Patent Office (EPO), fees are not due to each of the country offices until after grant. During the application stage, fees are paid to the EPO only.

 

Renewal Fee Schedule

Fees are in Euro.

 

For Patent YearRenewal Fee
560
690
7120
8170
9200
10230
11310
12410
13530
14600
15650
16650
17650
18650
19650
20650