Rules of Procedure of the Unified Patent Court (RoP)
Time periods for paying court fees
The fixed fees [(Rules 5, 15.1, 26, 47, 53, 68, 132, 192.5, 206.4, 207.3, 228)] shall be paid at the time of lodging the relevant pleading or application. The payment shall be made to one of the bank accounts indicated by the Court and it shall indicate the paying party or its representative together with the number of the patent (or patents) involved.
- Proof of payment shall be provided together with the relevant pleading or application.
- In cases of urgency, where a payment in advance is not possible, the representative of the party in question shall pay the fixed fee within the period set by the Court and the Court may order that the relevant pleading or application shall be deemed lodged and effective when received by the Registry if payment of the fixed fee is made within such period..
Relation with Agreement: Article 70
Status: 15th draft of 31st May 2013