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Refund System on Examination Request Fee 2

One half of the amount of the examination request fee shall be refunded to an applicant when the following conditions are met:

  • (1)the JPO receives a written withdrawal or written abandonment before the applicant receives the examiner's first action and
  • (2)a request for the aforementioned refund is made within 6 months from the withdrawal or abandonment.

Refund System on Examination Request Fee

[Last updated 31 March 2006]

 

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Refund System on Examination Request Fee

Foreign Advisory Unit,

International Affairs Division,

Japan Patent Office

Fax: +81-3-3581-0762

E-mail : PA0842@jpo.go.jp