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 Japanese Industrial Design Registration Fees Lowered
Japanese Industrial Design Registration Fees Lowered

Industrial Design Registration Fees (11th to 20th years) to be Paid to the JPO will be Cut in Half

There currently is a high emphasis on long life designs. In light of this, the last two stages of maintenance fee payment will be combined to become the 11th to 20th years, and the annuities of JPY 33,800 will be decreased by 50% to JPY 16,900.

Lowered Design Registration Fees

Period Fees
1st to 3rd Year JPY 8,500/year
4th to 10th Year JPY 16,900/year
11th to 20th Year JPY 33,800/year -> JPY 16,900


The Asia Patent Alliance provides affordable annuity management services, in addition to reasonable fees for filing design applications in Japan, China, and Korea. Please feel free to contact us for more information.