Receiving Offices

Competent receiving Office for nationals and residents of:

China

Language in which international applications may be filed:
Language in which the request may be filed:

Chinese or English
Chinese or English

Number of copies on paper required by the receiving Office:

1

Does the receiving Office accept the filing of international applications in electronic form?

Yes

Does the receiving Office accept requests for restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 26bis.3)?

Yes, the Office applies both the ¡°unintentional¡± and the ¡°due care¡± criteria to such requests

Competent International Searching Authority:

State Intellectual Property Office of the People¡¯s Republic of China

Competent International Preliminary Examining Authority:

State Intellectual Property Office of the People¡¯s Republic of China

Fees payable to the receiving Office:

Currency: Yuan renminbi (CNY)

  Transmittal fee:

CNY 500

  International filing fee:

Equivalent in CNY of Swiss francs 1,330

    Fee per sheet in excess of 30:

Equivalent in CNY of Swiss francs 15

    Reductions (under Schedule of Fees, item 4)

 

      Electronic filing (the request in character coded format):             

Equivalent in CNY of Swiss francs 200

      Electronic filing (the request, description, claims   and abstract in character coded format):

Equivalent in CNY of Swiss francs 300

  Search fee:

CNY 2100

  Fee for priority document:

CNY 150

  Fee for requesting restoration of the right of priority (PCT Rule 26bis.3(d)):

CNY 1,000

Is an agent required by the receiving Office?

No, if the first-named applicant resides in China
Yes, if he is a non-resident

Who can act as agent?

Any of the patent agencies legally incorporated in China. A list of patent agencies may be obtained from the Office.

Waiver of power of attorney:
    Has the Office waived the requirement that a separate power of attorney be submitted?

No

    Has the Office waived the requirement that a copy of a general power of attorney be submitted?

No

2016-06-20