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IN PERSON APPLICATION

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Fill Out three (3) copies of the Patent Application Form 

Attach the following:

  1. Specification and description of the patent:

a. The Title
b. A brief statement of its nature and purposes
c. Brief explanation of the drawings, if any
d. Complete and detailed enabling description
e. Distinct and explicit claim or claims which the applicant seeks to be protected
f. Abstract of the invention

2. Drawings of the invention

Submit the documents & pay the following fees at the IPOPHL cashier.

TYPE*SMALL ENTITY *BIG ENTITY
Filing fee (up to 5 claims)PHP 2,000PHP 4,320
Claims in excess of five (5)PHP 180PHP360
PublicationPHP 920PHP 960
Substantive ExaminationPHP 2,010PHP 4,200
Letters Patent CertificatePHP 600PHP 1,200
2nd PublicationPHP 920PHP 960

*Small entity: with 100M worth of assets or less | *Big entity: with more than 100M worth of assets

Note: Total charges may vary depending on the number of claims, classes and embodiments applied. All fees are subject to 1% Legal Research Fund (LRF) as required by R.A. 3870. If the fee is below P 1,000.00, the LRF is P 10.00.