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Amendments introduced into the official patent fees in the Republic of Belarus




January 4, 2019

The Law “On Amendments and Additions to Certain Laws of the Republic of Belarus” entered into force on January 1, 2019. According to the law amendments to the Tax Code of the Republic of Belarus were implemented, including the payment of the official patent fees.

The main amendments to the TC of the RB are the following:

1. Some of the official patent fees have been reduced by 30%;

2. Privileges for the payment of the official patent fees for organizations accredited as scientific have been established. Such organizations will pay only 25% of the amount of the official fees;

3. The conditions for granting privileges for authors of the IP objects have been determined;

4. The new official fees for some legally relevant actions have been established.

You may contact us in any way convenient for you in order to ask any questions regarding the above-mentioned changes as well as to request the IP objects registration in the Republic of Belarus.


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