The Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation (and Ministry of Economy and Finance) has issued a joint Prakas (Declaration) on Public Service Fees on the 9th July 2020 for patent, utility model and design filings. The Prakas takes effect from the 26th July 2020.
According to the Prakas, the following items/fees have been added and/or updated:
Additional services and fees:
Existing services with increased fees:
The Prakas also provides fees related to forwarding documents to WIPO, validation of EU patents and designation of design to Cambodia via the Hague System for reference.
Separately, surcharge for late payment of annuity fees for the patent/ utility model has been removed. According to the law, a grace period of 6 months for late payment is still allowed without penalty.
If you have questions regarding the new fees and/or patent/utility model/design in Cambodia, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org