Hi everyone! Each month, we comb through WIPO’s PCT Newsletter to share the latest news affecting the international patent system. As always, there are several country-specific rules, fee changes and patent office notifications to report. You can check out some of these updates below:
As of October 2013, any patent attorney registered to practice before the Patent Office of the Republic of Poland may act as an agent.
International Bureau (IB)
As from January 1st, 2014, there will be the following fee changes payable to the IB as a receiving office:
Transmittal fee: EUR 81, USD 111
Priority document: USD 55