USPTO has updated the fees subject to reduction upon establishment of small entity status (37 CFR 1.27) or micro entity status (37 CFR 1.29) while applying for PCT applications which are effective from 01-01-2016.
Note that if applicant qualifies as a small entity under 37 CFR 1.27, applicant may also qualify for “Micro Entity Status” under 35 U.S.C. 123.
PCT Fees to Foreign Offices
Fees Applicable at IPO (Indian Patent Office)
|Description||Legal Entity||Natural Person||Small Entity|
|Fee For Certified Copy||5,500/-||1,100/-||2,750/-|
|International Filing Fee||USD 1,363 *|
|(USD 15) per sheet over 30**|
|ePCT Fee Reduction||USD 205, USD 307|
**AN IPO UPDATE
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