MANAMA – The Minister of Industry and Commerce, by Ministerial Decree number 67 of 2023, has implemented progressive fee adjustments by reducing the official fees for patent and utility model registrations for individual applicants.
Please refer to the table below for the new fees:
|PATENT AND UTILITY MODELS|
|Item||Old Fee (USD)||New Fee (USD)|
|Filing and formality examination of the application||$715||$106|
|Substantive examination of the application||$740||$663|
|Grant and publication of the patent||$425||$133|
These fees are effective as of 22 September 2023.
Under the new tariffs, the Ministry aims to foster innovation and make it easier for individuals to protect their ideas by benefiting from the reductions.
For more information, please get in touch with firstname.lastname@example.org.