Entrepreneurs registering their trademark or design in 2021 can take advantage of the "IP voucher" offer to have up to 50% of their application fees reimbursed. The 'IP voucher' offer is valid this year and as long as the European budget is available. Entrepreneurs can apply for a reimbursement of up to 1,500 euros.
The purpose of this offer is to support SMEs who wish to protect their IP rights in the Benelux or the EU. The 'IP voucher' is an initiative of the European Commission, EUIPO (European Union Intellectual Property Office) and the competent authorities at national level.
Application by the company or an IP professional
You on behalf of the company itself or an IP Professional on your behalf, may apply for an IP voucher. In 2021, a company may only apply for 1 voucher. This application may contain several Benelux or EU trademarks and/or designs.
With this European offer, a maximum of 50% of the basic fees of trademark or design applications can be reimbursed, up to a maximum of EUR 1,500.
- In the case of a Benelux trademark application, the reimbursement amounts to 122 euros (50% of 244 euros).
- In the case of a Benelux design application, the reimbursement is 75 euros (50% of 150 euros).
- You can also use the IP voucher to get a partial reimbursement on an EU trademark or design application.
More information on how to apply and the conditions can be found on our 'IP voucher' page.
This post was updated on 24-03-2021