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I am new attorney and I have been asked to pay renewal fees for 1 patent. The countries are Germany and France. Can someone direct me to instructions on how to pay these renewal fees? The paralegal was not here when the last round was paid and she does not know how to do it either.

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There are firms set up to pay renewal fees. CPA Global is one of them that I recommend contacting. Many patent practitioners decline to take responsibility for renewals or maintenance fees once a patent issues and refer their clients to one of these firms. –  George White Jun 20 '14 at 21:21

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