PATENTS ACT [CAP. 253]
SCHEDULE I
FEES

*For the specific fees required for a particular application, click on the following link – PATENTS (Frequently Asked Questions)
*Please note that all fees are stated in Belize dollars. (Conversion rate is BZ$1 to US$½)

Description:

For filing an application for a patent 300.00
For the grant of a patent 300.00
For publication of a grant of patent 250.00
On application for a change to application for registration of a patent 50.00

For renewal of a patent:

before the 1st anniversary of filing
before the 2nd anniversary of filing
before the 3rd anniversary of filing
before the 4th anniversary of filing
before the 5th anniversary of filing
before the 6th anniversary of filing
before the 7th anniversary of filing
before the 8th anniversary of filing
before the 9th anniversary of filing
before the 10th anniversary of filing
before the 11th anniversary of filing
before the 12th anniversary of filing
before the 13th anniversary of filing
before the 14th anniversary of filing
before the 15th anniversary of filing
before the 16th anniversary of filing
before the 17th anniversary of filing
before the 18th anniversary of filing
before the 19th anniversary of filing
100.00
200.00
300.00
400.00
500.00
600.00
700.00
800.00
900.00
1,000.00
1,100.00
1,200.00
1,300.00
1,400.00
1,500.00
1,600.00
1,700.00
1,800.00
1,900.00
For making late payment of the annual fee 100.00
For preparation of an extract under section 7 (2) of the Act 25.00
For recognizing the transfer of an application for a patent under Section 31 of the Act 25.00
For registration of a contract and publication of reference to contract in Journal under section 37 (2) of the Act 200.00
For transfer of a voluntary licence 200.00
For requesting a non-voluntary licence under section 38 (1) of the Act 1,000.00
For examining or making extracts or copies of records in the register under section 7 (2) of the Act 5.00 per page or part of a page
For a copy of a patent or any other document 10.00
For a certified copy of a patent or any other document 25.00
For a statutory licence under section 38 of the Act 200.00
For the transfer of a statutory licence under section 35 (8) of the Act 200.00
For requesting that the Registrar extend the time limit for doing any thing 50.00
For recording an address for service of a patent, or a change of address for service of a patent or a licence 50.00
For surrender of a patent 50.00
For transferring registration of a patent 50.00
On application for approval of the transfer of a patent 50.00
For filing an application for utility model certificates 300.00
For conversion of application under section 22 (1) and 53 (1) 200.00
For amendment of the text or drawing of the patent 100.00
For filing international application with Office as Receiving Office 300.00
For all other publications 100.00
For restoration of a patent 600.00
(plus any outstanding annuities and late fees)
On submitting a notice of opposition to an application for restoration of a patent 100.00
On submitting an answer to a notice of opposition 100.00
For recording a change of name or address in the Register 100.00
For recording any other change in the Register 100.00
Rebate on withdrawal of application relevant registration/recordal fee (plus publication fee if application is unpublished)
For cancellation of a licence-contract 200.00
For recording a sub-licence-contract 200.00
For cancellation of a sub-licence-contract 200.00
For recording the transfer of a sub-licence-contract 200.00
For a replacement of a patent certificate 50.00
For transferring application for a patent 50.00
On application for approval of the transfer of an application for a patent 50.00
For an electronic search of the Register 20.00
On application for amendment to any other application 50.00
On submitting a withdrawal of application 50.00
On submitting a notice of opposition to an application for a surrender of a patent 100.00
For participating in opposition and revocation proceedings 350.00