FILING REQUIREMENTS FOR OPPOSITION & PETITION
File the original of the opposition with proof of service to the respondent or representative/agent on record. Petition must be in writing, verified and accompanied by a certification of non-forum shopping.
Address the letter to Bureau of Legal Affairs Director Atty. Nathaniel S. Arevalo
Attach to the opposition or petition the following:
- affidavits of witnesses
- documentary or object evidence, which must be duly-marked starting from Exhibit "A"
- other supporting documents mentioned in the notice of opposition or petition together with the translation in English
Pay the filing fee at the IPOPHL cashier, ground floor.
|Type of Fee||Small Entity (with 100M worth of assets or less)||Big Entity (with more than P100M worth of assets)|
|1. Filing of Inter-Partes Case|
|Filing of Opposition to/Petition for Cancellation of Trademark Registration||PHP10,000.00||PHP14,600.00|
|Motion for Extension to File Opposition||PHP800.00||PHP1,700.00|
|Petition for Cancellation of Patent (Invention)||PHP12,000.00||PHP19,200.00|
|Petition for Cancellation of Utility Model/Industrial Design||PHP12,000.00||PHP14,600.00|
|Petition for Compulsory Licensing (Invention)||PHP12,000.00||PHP19,200.00|
|Petition for Compulsory Licensing (Utility Model/Industrial Design)||PHP9,000.00||PHP12,200.00|
|2. Filing of Intellectual Property Violation Complaint||PHP15,000.00||PHP19,200.00|
Note: Filing Fees are inclusive of 1% Legal Research Fund (LRF). Other charges may apply depending on the progress of your application. For full set of fees, refer to: Schedule of Fees