Fees

All amounts are exclusive of VAT (if applicable).

Patents

Patents
File Patent Pending Number online (GlobalIPCo) US$199
Provisional patent: Draft, drawings (using your 3D CAD model) and file* R9,950
Complete patent: Draft, drawings (using your 3D CAD model), file and publish grant* R11,950
PCT patent applications (see our Patent Cost Calculator)* From R34,000
South African foreign or national phase patent application: Filing South African patent applications for foreign applicants* R11,950
Online instruction to file South African national phase patent application US$399

(Amounts include official fees – file provisional patent R60, file complete patent R590)
(We require at least 2 weeks notice to file patent applications)

South African Patent Renewals *
Years Official fee Our fee Total
4, 5 and 6 R130 each R600 each R730 each
7 and 8 R85 each R600 each R685 each
9 and 10 R100 each R600 each R700 each
11 and 12 R120 each R600 each R720 each
13 and 14 R145 each R600 each R745 each
15 and 16 R164 each R600 each R764 each
17 and 18 R181 each R600 each R781 each
19 and 20 R206 each R600 each R806 each

Foreign patent renewals:

(We require at least 8 days notice to pay patent renewals.

Designs

Designs *
File SA design online using photos (GlobalIPCo) US$299
Draft design application, drawings (using your 3D CAD model), file and publish grant* R6,950
Draft subsequent design applications in additional classes / types, drawings (using your 3D CAD model), file and publish grant* R2,950 each

(Amounts include official fees – file application R240)
(We require at least 1 week notice to file design applications)

Design Renewals *
Years Official fee Our fee Total
4, 5 and 6 R120 each R600 each R720 each
7 and 8 R77 each R600 each R677 each
9 and 10 R90 each R600 each R690 each
11 and 12 R110 each R600 each R710 each
13 and 14 R132 each R600 each R732 each
15 R149 R600 R749

(We require at least 8 days notice to pay design renewals)

Trademarks

Trademarks
File SA trademark online (GlobalIPCo) US$199
Prepare and file SA trademark (incl. registration fees)* R3,750
SA Trademark registrability search R2,500

*Includes official fees of R590 and costs associated with publication and registration of the mark, but excludes responses to registrar refusals, registrar’s imposition of requirements and third party opposition

Trademark Renewals *
Years Official fee Our fee Total
Every 10 years R260 R700 R960

(We require at least 8 days notice to pay trademark renewals)

Patent Search (Novelty)
Professional search performed by patent attorneys R4,950

(We require at least 2 weeks notice to conduct a patent search)

Prototypes

Prototyping
Product design and conceptualisation R7,500
3D drawings R7,500
Rendered poster (A1) R7,500
Prototype (plastic) R15,000
Full house: product design, 3D drawings, prototype, photorealistic poster R37,500

Foreign clients

Quick Price List for Foreign Clients
File South African national phase / convention patent application* US$585
Online instruction to file South African national phase patent application US$399
File South African trademark application US$425 (first), US$350 (per additional class)
File South African design application US$500 (first), US$250 (per additional class/type)
Patent / Design renewals*
(Price depends on year)
US$50-80
Trademark renewals* US$70

(Quoted prices include all taxes and official fees)
(Exchange rate: US$1 = approx. R17 (South African Rand))

* Services offered by Sibanda & Zantwijk patent attorneys.

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