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What is the total cost of patenting a medical device in Europe? Of all the costs, which ones are compulsory?

I have also heard that the cost will significantly reduce with a new system. Is that already in place? If not, will it be in place any time soon?

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What is the total cost of patenting a medical device in Europe?

Cost of Filing Patent change from time to time, at present cost of filing application can be found at following EP interactive tool:-

Schedule of Fees

Then selecting the Fee Group based on your requirement.

For your reference filing a application and related cost on various matter will be as follows:-

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Please note that these fees are official fees and does not involve attorney costs.

In normal course as fresh filing You need to provide fee for CODE 1 (only one online or physical filing), 2 and 5. if claims are more than 15 additional fee as CODE 15; If certified copy is to be provided then code 29; if page exceeds 36 CODE 501; and if divisional is filed CODE 552-555 based on applicability.

I have also heard that the cost will significantly reduce with a new system. Is that already in place? If not, will it be in place any time soon?

At present No fee changes notification are given and most likely they wont change in recent time.

  • Hi Pushpak, thanks again! Of all these costs, which ones are "compulsory" and which ones optional? – Escachator Feb 16 '15 at 9:59
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    specified as per your comment. please add them to your question. – Pushpak Feb 16 '15 at 10:08
  • I accepted it already. Has it not updated in your profile? Maybe it requires some time... – Escachator Feb 16 '15 at 13:50

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