A sworn application for exemption from any of the Prohibited Clauses and/or Mandatory Provisions of the IP Code may be filed with the Director stating the exemption/s being requested, the justification for the exemption/s, and that the agreement is not subject of any judicial, administrative or other proceeding.

Submit the following: 

  • Request letter addressed to DITTB Director Atty. Mary Grace Cruz-Yap, stating the specific provision/s for exemption
  • 2 copies of notarized and original agreement
  • Notarized application form
  • 1 certified true copy of justification under oath
  • List of all trademark or patent covered by agreement

Pay the corresponding fees at the cashier, ground floor.

  • Filing fee: PHP2,525 (small entity) PHP3,030 (big entity)
  • Registration Fee: PHP2,525 (small entity) PHP3,030 (big entity)
  • Publication Fee: PHP930 (small entity) PHP970 (big entity)
  • Per Exemption Claimed: PHP710 (small entity) PHP850 (big entity) 

TOTAL: PHP6,686.20 (small entity) PHP7,878.00 (big entity)

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

Submit the stamped statement of account (SOA) to the DITTB at the 2nd floor.