Fees

The overview below sets out all fees for trademarks, designs and i-DEPOT.
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Basic fees

The main fees for trademark registration applications are given below. Click on the tabs for exact prices.

Application for Benelux trademark registration for 10 years from € 248
Application for Benelux trademark accelerated registration from € 447
Renewal of trademark registration for 10 years from € 268

Our fees are exempt from VAT.

Registration

You can request registration of a trademark in the three Benelux countries (Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg) via BOIP. The fees structure for a Benelux trademark is set out in the table below. The exact price depends on your choices, such as the goods and services for which you seek protection.

Benelux
Application for individual Benelux trademark registration, up to three classes (valid for 10 years) € 248
Application for collective Benelux trademark registration, up to three classes (valid for 10 years) € 385
In the case of more than three classes, supplement per class € 39
Supplement for accelerated registration for up to three classes € 199
Supplement for accelerated registration for more than three classes, per class € 31
Supplement for the description of distinguishing features € 40
International
Submission of the application for trademark registration to one or more non-Benelux countries 100 Swiss francs (±  € 84)

You can apply for registration of a trademark in one or more non-Benelux countries (international registration) via BOIP. This takes place via WIPO (World Intellectual Property Organisation). The fee for BOIP forwarding your application to WIPO is 100 Swiss francs (± 84 euro). In addition, the basic fee for an international registration and the fees for registering your trademark in the relevant countries apply. You must pay WIPO directly. Current fees can be found at www.wipo.int. You can use the WIPO fee calculator to calculate the cost of an international registration.

Download Fees international trademark registration (PDF, 96 Kb)

You can only apply for an international trademark registration if you already have a national trademark registration. More about international trademark registration

It is also possible to file your trademark application via an external IP professional.

Modifications

Transfer, licence, right of pledge or seizure

  • first trademark
  • second to fifth trademark
  • each subsequent trademark

 

  • € 56
  • € 28
  • free of charge
Cancellation of licence, right of pledge, or seizure free of charge
Limitation of the list of goods and/or services, per trademark € 45
Cancellation free of charge

Change of or appointment of representative after registration

  • first trademark
  • second to fifth trademark
  • each subsequent trademark with the same owner
  • second to fifth trademark with different owners
  • each subsequent trademark with different owners

 

  • € 24
  • € 12
  • free of charge
  • € 12
  • € 2
Modification of name and/or address of applicantrepresentativetrademark owner or licensee free of charge

Correction of typing errors made by the holder, after registration

  • first trademark
  • each subsequent trademark

 

  • € 20
  • € 10
Modification of regulations for use and control of the trademark  free of charge

Renewal

Renewal of Benelux trademark registration, up to three classes - individual trademark € 268
Renewal of Benelux trademark registration, up to three classes - collective trademark € 489
Supplement for each class after the third € 48
Supplement for submitting request and/or payment within six months after the expiry date € 133

Lodge an objection (file an opposition)

You can lodge an objection (file an opposition) with BOIP against any application to register a trademark that is very similar to yours. Costs for an opposition procedure are set out in the table below.

Fee per opposition filed € 1,030
Supplement per right invoked after the third € 103
Request to suspend the procedure and extension thereof before the start of the procedure (max. 3 times) free of charge
Request to suspend the procedure and extension thereof in other cases, per 4 months € 150

Possible additional costs:

  • Translation of arguments
    • first four pages
    • each extra page
  • Translation of opposition decision, per page or part thereof

* One page = maximum 30 lines, with maximum 80 characters per line.


 

  • free of charge
  • € 57
  • € 46
   

Initiate a cancellation procedure

Basistarief doorhalingsprocedure starten € 1400
Toeslag per ingeroepen recht boven het derde € 140
Toeslag per ingeroepen grond boven het derde € 140
Verzoek tot opschorting van de procedure gedurende de eerste drie opeenvolgende periodes gratis
Verzoek tot opschorting van de procedure en verlenging daarvan in overige gevallen, per 4 maanden € 150

Eventueel bijkomende kosten:

  • Vertalingen van argumenten
    • eerste vier pagina's*
    • iedere extra pagina (of deel daarvan)
  • Vertaling van beslissing, per pagina of deel daarvan

* Eén pagina = maximaal 30 regels, met maximaal 80 karakters per regel.


 

  • gratis
  • € 57
  • € 46

Other

Search of prior registrations

 

  • € 155
  • € 21

Subscription to subsequent trademarks applications

 

  • € 52 per year
  • € 8 per year

Datoliet (digital updates of details in the Trademarks Register)

  • per trademark
  • per renewal
  • modifications, per year irrespective of actual entries

Opposition Datoliet (digital updates of applications that are open to opposition)

  • per trademark

On the basis of 1,800 applications per month, for instance, the cost amounts to €2,160 per subscriber per year.

 

  • € 0.48
  • € 0.25
  • € 2,428

 

  • € 0.10

Copy

  • certified, per registration
  • copies of pieces, not certified, per page
  • copies of pieces, certified, per page
  • certificate of right of priority
  • translation of a published application or registration from English into Dutch or French

 

  • € 19
  • € 5
  • € 18
  • € 15
  • € 0.21 per word

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