Egypt - Increase in patent examination fees
As mentioned in our newsflash of 11 March 2011, the Egyptian Patent Office issued a decision where patent examination fees were increased from 2000 EGP to 7000 EGP.
This decision was put on hold while the Minister of Scientific Research was reconsidering the increase. The Minister has now made a final decision and the patent examination fees increase to 7000 EGP came into effect on 13 March 2011.
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