Q&A: File a patent application at Vietnam through PCT route

Q&A: File a patent application at  Vietnam through PCT route
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Q: We are a Japan company who intend to file a patent application at  Vietnam,  through PCT route claiming priority of our national patent application filed at the Japan patent office on December 21, 2012. 

A: Thank you for your letter. As your requirement, we would like to advise you on fee for entering a PCT patent application in Vietnam as hereafter:

Works

Official fees (US$)

Agency fee (US$)

1. Filing application for patent application (*)

10.7

120.00

– Additional charge for a specification more than 06 pages: 14

9.80

14.00

– Additional fee for the 2nd and each subsequent independent claim (03 claims)

32.10

120.00

2. Claiming priority right (for each earlier priority)

36.40

40.00

3. Request for substantive examination inclusive of information search (*)

32.00

30.00

– Additional charge for each additional independent claim from 2nd one (03 claims)

90.00

60.00

4. Publication of patent application (*)

7.30

30.00

5. Granting patent for invention (including Register and Publication)(*)

22.00

40.00

Additional charge for each additional independent claim from 2nd one (03 claims)

18.30

30.00

6. Translation of patent specification and other materials (6.5USD per 100 words, from English to Vietnamese) (about 7741 words)

503.16

Actual communication fee

40

Subtotal

258.60

1027.16

5%VAT of attorney’s fee

51.35

Total

1337.11

The above is our advice of documents and fees for filing a patent in Vietnam. Should you have any inquiry, please do not hesitate to contact us.

We look forward to hearing your official instruction soon.

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