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Taiwan

 

 

Two types of patent applications can be filed in Taiwan.  One is an invention patent application.  The other is a utility model application.

 

For invention patent application, once the application is filed, a formality check is performed.  If it contains no elements that may be deemed unsuitable for publication through examination, it shall be published in 18 months after the filing date.  Substantive examination will then be proceeded  upon a request filed by the applicant.  If the application is not rejected, it will be published and granted patent right.

 

For utility model patent application, after it is filed, it will undergo a formality check and formality examination.  If the application passes both, then it will be published and granted.

 

The term of an invention patent shall expire after a period of twenty (20) years from the filing date of the application.

 

The term of a utility model patent shall expire after a period of ten (10) years from the filing date of the application. 

 

Invention Patent
Utility Model Patent

Filing application and requesting for substantive examination

 

Additional charge for claims in excess of 10, per claim

 

Additional charge for specification and drawings in excess of 30, per page

 

Claiming one priority

 

Issuance of patent certificate


 

USD1,200

 

 

 

USD42

 

 

USD32

 

 

 

USD115

 

USD300


 

Filing application

 

Claiming one priority

 

Issuance of patent certificate

 

Annuity

 

1st to 3rd year, per year


4th to 6th year, per year


7th to 9th year, per year

USD600

 

USD115

 

USD300

 

 

 

 

USD195

 

USD243

 

USD387

Design Patent

Filing application

 

Claiming one priority

 

Issuance of patent certificate

 

Annuity

 

1st to 3rd year, per year


4th to 6th year, per year


7th to 9th year, per year

USD500

 

USD115

 

USD300

 

 

 

 

USD140

 

USD179

 

USD227

Invention patent Annuity
Recording assignment
Recording change of name/address

1st to 3rd year, per year


4th to 6th year, per year


7th to 9th year, per year


10th to 12th year, per year


13th to 20th year, per year


 

USD195

 

USD275

 

USD387

 

USD643

 

USD660


 

Each patent

USD500

Each patent

USD300