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Ministerial Regulations No. 23 of 1999 (B.E. 2542) issued under the Patent Act, Thailand

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Details Details Year of Version 1999 Dates Entry into force: September 24, 1999 Issued: September 24, 1999 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Patents (Inventions), Utility Models, Industrial Designs Notes The Ministerial Regulations No. 23 of 1999 (B.E. 2542) were issued under the Patent Act of 1979.

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IP/N/1/THA/T/5 Page 2

Ministerial Regulations

No. 23 (B.E. 2542)

Issued under the Patent Act B.E. 2522

By virtue of Section 4 of the Patent Act B.E. 2522 and Section 42 of the Patent

Act (No.3) B.E. 2542, the Minister of Commerce hereby issues the Ministerial

Regulations as follows:

Clause 1 The Ministerial Regulations No. 12 (B.E. 2535) issued under the

Patent Act B.E. 2522 shall be repealed.

Clause 2 The fees shall be as follows:

(1) An application for a patent for an 1,000 Baht ·

(2) An application for a patent for a

design 500 Baht

(3) An application for a petty patent 500 Baht

(4) Applications for design patents for

the same design which are filed at

the same time in a number of ten or

more a pplications 4,500 Baht

(5) Publication of a patent application 500 Baht

(6) A request for patent examination 500 Baht

(7) An opposition to a patent application 500 Baht

(8) A patent or petty patent 1,000 Baht

(9) Annual fees for invention patents:

fifth year 2,000 Baht

sixth year 2,400 Baht

seventh year 3,200 Baht

eighth year 4,400 Baht

ninth year 6,000 Baht


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tenth year 8,000 Baht

eleventh year 14,000 Baht

twelfth year 13,200 Baht

thirteenth year 16,400 Baht

fourteenth year 20,000 Baht

fifteenth year 24,000 Baht

sixteenth year 28,400 Baht

seventeenth year 33,200 Baht

eighteenth year 38,400 Baht

nineteenth year 44,000 Baht

twentieth year 50,000 Baht

or payment of all annual fees in one

payment 280,000 Baht

(10)Annual fees for design patents:

fifth year 1,000 Baht

sixth year 1,300 Baht

seventh year 1,900 Baht

eighth year 2,800 Baht

ninth year 4,000 Baht

tenth year 5,500 Baht

or payment of all annual fees in one

payment 15,000 Baht

(11)Annual fees for petty patents:

fifth year 1,500 Baht

sixth year 3,000 Baht

or payment of all annual fees in one

payment 4,000 Baht

(12) Fees for the extension of the term of petty patents:

first extension 12,000 Baht

second extension 18,000 Baht


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(13)An application for the registration of a

license 500 Baht

(14)An application to record the assignment

of a patent or petty patent 500 Baht

(15)An application for conversion of 8 p8tent

or petty patent 200 Baht

(16)A licensing certificate 1,000 Baht

(17)A substitute of a patent, petty patent or

licensing certificate 100 Baht

(18)An appeal against an order or decision

of the Director-General 1,000 Baht

(19) Certifying copies of documents

of more than ten pages, each document 100 Baht

of not more than ten pages, each page 10 Baht

(20)Any other application 100 Baht

For the purpose of this Clause, "applications for design patents for the same

design which are filed at the same time in a number of ten or more applications" refer to

applications for design patents for designs with identical main features and different

minor features.

Main features refer to design features with apparently distinctive characteristics.

Minor features refer to design features without apparently distinctive


Clause 3 The annual fees prescribed in these Ministerial Regulations shall be

applicable to the patents granted before the entry into force of the Patent Act (No.3) B.E.

2542 until the expiration of the terms of such patents.

Given on September 24, 1999

(sign) Paitoon Kaewtong

(Mr.Paitoon Kaewtong)

Deputy Minister of Commerce

Acting for the Minister of Commerce

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