Fees

The overview below sets out all fees for trademarks, designs and i-DEPOT as from 1 January 2019.
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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 € 244
Application for Benelux trademark accelerated registration from € 440
Renewal of trademark registration for 10 years from € 263

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, including one class (valid for 10 years)

  • second class
  • per class from the third

€ 244

  • € 27
  • € 81

Application for collective or certification trademark registration, including one class (valid for 10 years)

  • second class
  • per class from the third

€ 379

  • € 42
  • € 126

Supplement for accelerated registration, including one class

  • second class
  • per class from the third

€ 196

  • € 21
  • € 63
Supplement for the description of distinguishing features € 41
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, 116 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 € 46

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 applicant, representative, trademark 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

Online renewal of Benelux trademark registration (via My BOIP), including one class - individual trademark

  • second class
  • per class from the third

€ 263

  • € 29
  • € 87

Online renewal of Benelux trademark registration (via My BOIP), including one class - collective or certification trademark

  • second class
  • per class from the third

€ 480

  • € 54
  • € 162
Supplement for submitting request and/or payment within six months after the expiry date € 135

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 € 1,045
Supplement per right invoked after the third € 105
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 € 152

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
  • € 58
  • € 47

Initiate a cancellation procedure

Basic fee for a cancellation procedure € 1,420
Supplement per ground invoked after the third € 142
Supplement per right invoked after the third € 142
Request for suspension for the first three consecutive periods free of charge
Request to suspend the procedure and extend it in other cases, per 4 months € 152

Possible additional costs:

  • Translation of arguments
    • first four pages *
    • each page or part thereof, above the fourth
  • Translation of decision, per page or part of a page

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


 

  • free of charge
  • € 58
  • € 47

Other

Subscription to subsequent trademarks applications

  • basic fee
  • supplement per class after the third

 

  • € 53 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
  • € 0.22 per word

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