Individual Fees under the Hague Agreement

Last update: January 2023

Individual designation fees at the international application stage

 Contracting party Category Swiss francs
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) for a single deposit 83
  for a multiple deposit 124
  Applicants from LDCs1:  
  – for a single deposit 8
  – for a multiple deposit 12
Canada for each design 316
China for each application 603
European Union for each design 67
Hungary for the first design 47
  for each additional design 11
Israel for each design  
  – default amount 119
  – reduced amount for each design 72
Japan for each design 507
Kyrgyzstan for the first design 129
  for each additional design 64
Mexico First part:
– default amount for one design 98
– default amount for each additional design 3
– reduced amount for one design 49
– reduced amount for each additional design 1
Second part:
– default amount 283
– reduced amount 141
Republic of Korea2 for each design 184
Republic of Moldova for the first design 73
  for each additional design 7
Russian Federation for the first design 138
  for each additional design 29
Turkmenistan for one design 589
for each additional design 36
United States of America First part:  
  – default amount 989
  – amount for "small entity" applicant 495
  – amount for "micro entity" applicant 247
  Second part:  
  – default amount 718
  – amount for "small entity" applicant 359
  – amount for "micro entity" applicant 179
Second part (where the international registration date is from January 16, 2018 to October 1, 2020):
– default amount 662
– amount for "small entity" applicant 331
– amount for "micro entity" applicant 166
  Second part (where the international registration date is before January 16, 2018):  
  – default amount 540
  – amount for "small entity" applicant 270
  – amount for "micro entity" applicant 135

Individual designation fees at the renewal stage (under the 1999 Act only)

 Contracting party Category Swiss francs
African Intellectual Property Organization (OAPI) for each design 190
Canada First renewal: for each design 276
Subsequent renewals 0
China First renewal  1,117
Second Renewal 2,205
European Union for each design 34
Hungary for the first design 47
  for each additional design 11
Israel First renewal: for each design 149
  Second renewal: for each design 178
  Third renewal: for each design 208
  Fourth renewal: for each design 238
Japan for each design 574
Kyrgyzstan for the first design 64
  for each additional design 6
Mexico – default amount for each design 290
– reduced amount for each design 145
Republic of Korea3 First renewal: for each design 296
  Second renewal: for each design 699
  Third renewal: for each design 806
Republic of Moldova for the first design 105
  for each additional design 10
Russian Federation First renewal 219
  Second renewal 538
  Third renewal 800
  Fourth renewal 1,392
Turkmenistan4 for the first renewal 1,019
for the second renewal 1,586

Footnotes

1 [WIPO Note]: Recommendation adopted by the Assembly of the Hague Union:
"Contracting Parties that make, or that have made, a declaration under Article 7(2) of the 1999 Act or under Rule 36(1) of the Common Regulations are encouraged to indicate, in that declaration or in a new declaration, that for international applications filed by applicants whose sole entitlement is a connection with a Least Developed Country, in accordance with the list established by the United Nations, or with an intergovernmental organization the majority of whose member States are Least Developed Countries, the individual fee payable with respect to their designation is reduced to 10 per cent of the fixed amount (rounded, where appropriate, to the nearest full figure). Those Contracting Parties are further encouraged to indicate that the reduction also applies in respect of an international application filed by an applicant whose entitlement is not solely a connection with such an intergovernmental organization, provided that any other entitlement of the applicant is a connection with a Contracting Party which is a Least Developed Country or, if not a Least Developed Country, is a member State of that intergovernmental organization and the international application is governed exclusively by the 1999 Act."

2 For designs belonging to classes 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 11 or 19 of the Locarno classification, level 3 of the standard designation fee applies in respect of a designation of the Republic of Korea. For designs belonging to any other class, the individual designation fee applies.

3 In respect of a designation of the Republic of Korea, the designation fee applies in the following manner and according to the international registration date:
- If the international registration date is before December 1, 2020: For designs belonging to classes 2, 5 or 19 of the Locarno Classification, the standard designation fee applies. For designs belonging to any other class, the individual designation fee applies.
- If the international registration date is on or after December 1, 2020:For designs belonging to classes 1, 2, 3, 5, 9, 11 or 19 of the Locarno Classification, the standard designation fee applies. For designs belonging to any other class, the individual designation fee applies.

4 In respect of a designation of Turkmenistan, the designation fee applies in the following manner and according to the international registration date:
- If the international registration date is before December 11, 2020, the standard designation fee applies.
- If the international registration date is on or after December 11, 2020, the individual designation fee applies.