CTM fee reduction for filing through international applications


The World Intellectual Property Organization, WIPO, has announced that revised fees for international trade mark applications designating the European Community under the Madrid Protocol will take effect on 12 August.The fee changes follow the introduction of a 40% reduction in Community trade mark fees on 1 May. WIPO has announced that the new fee for an International Application designating the EC (three classes), will be 1,311 Swiss Francs (currently 2,229 Swiss Francs).