Extension of Invention Patent from the China National Intellectual Property Administration

Payment of Annual Fee


How to Apply

Deadline for Formalities

The duration of invention patent is 20 years counting from the application date. The annual fee of extension of invention patent counts from the application date in the Mainland, and the fee for application of extension has included the annual fees of first three years, and the coming annual fees (including the approved and the approval-pending extensions of patent) should be paid, within 6 months of the due date of annual fee in the previous year.

Formalities and Documents Required for Application

  1. Online application (Applicable to applications processed on behalf of an individual or an agent (natural person)):
    1. First-time user:
    2. Authenticated user
  2. Apply in person:
    1. The applicant should complete the form “Application Form of Request for Other Actions” (Format ECO-052) in Chinese or Portuguese (the form can be obtained at the service location or download from DSE website)
      • Application may be made on behalf of an individual or a body corporate. However, if the applicant (individual or body corporate) is not a Macao SAR resident or establishment, the form should be signed by an appointed agent;
      • After signing the form, recognized signature can be made at the service location by showing the original identity document with signature.
    2. Submit the renewal request to the Industrial Property Application Counter of Reception Center of the Macao Economic Bureau (2nd Floor).
    3. The relevant fees together with the payment slip should be submitted and paid at the Treasury of the Reception Center of the Macao Economic Bureau (2nd Floor). The fees should be paid by cash, cheque or bank draft (payable to “Direcção dos Serviços de Economia”). The payment of fees up to MOP 1,000.00 (one thousand patacas) can also be made with UnionPay QuickPass card, Macau Pass card, or the digital wallet of Macau Pass (MPay).

Necessary documents

  1. The completed“Application Form of Request for Other Actions”:

Service Location and Hours

Apply through Internet

Please visit the “Administrative Services – e-Services – Online Application” page of the DSE website.

Apply in Person

Macao Economic Bureau (DSE) – Reception Center

Address: Rua do Dr. Pedro José Lobo, n.os 1-3,2/F, Macau

Office Hours:
Monday to Thursday: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:45
Friday: 9:00 – 13:00; 14:30 – 17:30


Fee

Annual fee of 4th to 5th annuities: MOP 500.00

Annual fee of 6th to 20th annuities: MOP 800.00

Surcharge : MOP 250.00
(For annual fee paid within the six-month period after the end of annuity, a surcharge will be applied to the annual fee.)

For more details, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Fees” page of the DSE website.


Processing Time

No approval is required.


Notes / Information for Applicants

Reference documents and templates (available in Chinese or Portuguese only):

  1. Request for Other Actions – Description of Common Request Codes.
  2. For other documents, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Notes on Application” page of the DSE website.

Related Regulations or Requirements

Regarding the information of the terms or requirements of use of the industrial property online application services, please visit the “Intellectual Property – Online Services” page of the DSE website, available in Chinese or Portuguese only.


Enquiry on Progress and Collection of Results

Enquiry on application progress: The status of annuity payment can be consulted on the “Annual Fees Enquiry of Patent and Industrial Design/Model” page of the DSE website.


Content provider: Macao Economic Bureau (DSE)

Last modified: 2019-04-17 15:44

Entrepreneurship and business Product, article supervision

Is there anything wrong with this page?

Help us improve GOV.MO

* Mandatory field

Send

All information on this site is based on the official language of the Macao Special Administrative Region. The English version is the translation from the Chinese originals and is provided for reference only. If you find that some of the contents do not have an English version, please refer to the Traditional Chinese or Portuguese versions.