European Patent Office (EPO) to increase fees from April 2022

The European Patent Office (EPO) has announced it will be increasing official fees by approximately 2.5% from 1 April 2022 – two years since its last fee increase in April 2020. Full details of the increases are available via the EPO website.

For more information about the fee increases and how they may affect your European patent portfolio, and to discuss your options in filing early to save costs, please do not hesitate to contact us.