Webcast: How much does a patent cost?

In general the cost of a patent is high. Before starting to file a patent application, you should think about the expenses incurred against the expected benefits. This webcast explains what costs should be allowed for according to the territories in which protection of your invention is required.

How much does it cost to patent an invention? This is a crucial question which many companies ask. The costs of filing an application are only one part of the total amount which an applicant has to pay out: cost of patent attorney to draft the application, translation costs, tax of research, filing, examination, delivery and maintenance, cost of attorney for the different procedures, possible costs of lawyers and justice, etc. 

Marie-José Luys, Patent Attorney with V.O. details these costs according to the selected territories and procedures and gives the figures (in English). 


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