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TARIFFS: DESIGNS
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TARIFF OF CHARGES, SOUTH AFRICA, 2017

BBEE Status: We have received our Level 2 Accreditation for 2013

Hahn & Hahn voted IP Boutique Law Firm of the Year in South Africa 2013
Janusz Luterek has been voted one of the worlds top1000 IP attorneys
   

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1.

Applications

(1,497)

 

(1,273)

 

First design application

601,00

900,00

707,00

 

Where the same design is filed simultaneously in different Classes or Parts of the Register (see P.S. under Documentary Requirements), for the second such design application

468,00

700,00

550,00

 

From the third application (as per above) and onward, each

372,00

550,00

438,00

 

Classification (if not provided)

127,00

192,00

150,00

 

Late filing of documents per lodgement

147,00

220,00

173,00

 

Attending to publication of registration

234,00

350,00

275,00

 

Obtaining Design Registration Certificate and forwarding

234,00

350,00

275,00

 

 

     

 

 

     

2.

Recording Assignment or Licence

     

 

First design

278,00

430,00

328,00

 

 

     

3.

Renewals (per design per class)

     
 

3.1 Paying renewal fees on South African designs:

     
 

3.1.1 4th to 6th year, per year

158,00

238,00

186,00

 

3.1.2 7th to 8th year, per year

154,00

232,00

182,00

 

3.1.3 9th to 10th year, per year

156,00

235,00

184,00

 

3.1.4 11th to 12th year, per year

159,00

239,00

187,00

 

3.1.5 13th to 14th year, per year

161,00

243,00

190,00

 

3.1.6 15th year

164,00

248,00

193,00

 

3.2 Extension of time for paying renewal fees in South Africa

     
 

3.2.1 One month’s extension

78,00

118,00

92,00

 

3.2.2 For each additional month up to a maximum of 6 months ADD

8,00

13,00

9,00

 

 

     

4.

Searches

     
 

Inspecting official register in respect of:

     
 

One design

100,00

151,00

118,00

 

each additional design, at the same time

29,00

44,00

35,00

 

Name index search in respect of:

 

 

 

 

one name searched, from

134,00

202,00

158,00

 

each additional name search at the same time, from

63,00

96,00

75,00

 

 

     

5.

Litigation

     
 

Per hour, depending upon the seniority of the patent attorney, see 6.5 below

     

 

 

     

6.

General

     
 

6.1 Receiving, perusing and preparing any document (per folio)

     
 

(depending on complexity, time taken, etc.)

25,00 -

50,00

36,00 -

72,00

29,00 -

58,00

 

6.2 Typing documents (per folio and where not included in

1 above)

 

14,00

 

19,00

 

17,00

 

6.3 Translations from French or German (including typing) per

100 words, from

 

22,00

 

32,00

 

26,00

 

6.4 Photocopies (per page)

1,00

1,40

1,00

 

6.5 Professional time charge (per hour)

     
 

6.6.1 qualified practitioner

245,00

368,00

289,00

 

6.6.2 practitioner qualified for 10 years or more, from

300,00

450,00

354,00