How to renew a patent in Thailand?

In this article you will find information on:
  • When patent renewal fees are due
  • The renewal fee amount and currency
  • Details on other types of intellectual property valid in the jurisdiction
  • FAQ related to the renewal process

Region

n/a

Due dates

Renewal fees in Thailand must be paid by certain dates. In this section you will find a description of how these renewal due dates are calculated, both the very first renewal due date and all subsequent renewal due dates.

No annuities are due throughout the application process. The first annuity is paid 2 months after the grant date to the Department of Intellectual Property (DIP). This payment must cover all annuities that would have been due throughout the application process.

For example, if the grant date is 2022-01-20, then the first annuity must be paid by 2022-03-20.

After the first annuity has been paid, all subsequent annuities must be paid annually on the anniversary of the filing date. The due date should be the month and date corresponding to the filing date.

For example, if the filing date was on November 9, then all subsequent annuities will be due on November 9 each year.

Other intellectual property types

In Thailand, there are other types of intellectual property besides patents. These include utility models and designs.

We are currently working on articles which will explain the rules for the renewal of these types of intellectual property. If you need any help renewing these and are looking for a cost-efficient solution, get in touch with us.

Thailand
Thailand
Thailand
open_in_new
search
Patent search in
the
Thailand
phone
(66) 2 547 46 21
email
thosapone.d@ipthailand.go.th

Renewal fee factors:

n/a

Patent renewal fee intervals in

the

Thailand

Patent Year
Official renewal fee for patent (EUR)
3
490
4
610
5
1090
6
1210
7
1330
8
1450
9
1640
10
1640
11
1640
12
1640
13
1640
14
1640
15
1640
16
1640
17
1640
18
1640
19
1640
20
1640
Patent Year Official renewal fee for patent (THB)
1
2
3
4
5 1 000
6 1 200
7 1 600
8 2 200
9 3 000
10 4 000
11 5 200
12 6 600
13 8 200
14 10 000
15 12 000
16 14 200
17 16 600
18 19 200
19 22 000
20 25 000
get started

Enter the new era of patent renewals

autorenew
Fully automate your renewals
Upgrade your current setup to our fintech solution and enjoy the effortless IP renewals.
bolt
Your personalized platform
Your platform enables you to utilize auto-renewal options, real-time tracking, budget and forecasting, transparent invoicing, and more.
savings
Save up to 50% on your costs
We have never been presented with an invoice more cost-effective than ours, therefore we offer 100% price guarantee.
verified_user
Renewal expertise and security
Our patent expert team serves more than 1200+ patent owners from 40+ countries. All of our data handling procedures are thorough, and all security measures are taken to comply with data regulations.
Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
To request a price quote please share your patent portfolio details or
an invoice from your existing provider.
All uploaded data is treated as confidential and is used in accordance with the GDPR rules. After our price quote is created, the uploaded documents will be deleted from our servers.

Done!

We have received your price quote request. One of our colleagues will be in touch and will provide you with our offer as soon as possible.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form. Please try again!
+1

Done!

We have received your enquiry. We will reach out to you with our answer as soon as possible.
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
autorenew
Fully automate your renewals
Upgrade your current setup to our fintech solution and enjoy the effortless IP renewals.
bolt
Your personalized platform
Your platform enables you to utilize auto-renewal options, real-time tracking, budget and forecasting, transparent invoicing, and more.
savings
Save up to 50% on your costs
We have never been presented with an invoice more cost-effective than ours, therefore we offer 100% price guarantee.
verified_user
Renewal expertise and security
Our patent expert team serves more than 1200+ patent owners from 40+ countries. All of our data handling procedures are thorough, and all security measures are taken to comply with data regulations.

Thailand Patent Renewal Fees FAQ

1.

What happens to a Thai patent before it has been granted?

keyboard arrow down

There are no annuities due in Thailand before the patent is granted. Once the patent has been granted, annuities must be paid annually in accordance with the rules described above under the section Due Dates.

2.

When can I pay the renewal fee in Thailand?

keyboard arrow down

The renewal fees in Thailand can be settled at any given time. Technically, all annuities can be paid at the same time, meaning that you will only have to pay one, big renewal fee.

3.

Can I renew a patent after I miss a renewal due date?

keyboard arrow down

Yes, it is possible to renew a Thai patent after its renewal due date. If you fail to pay the renewal fee before the due date, a grace period of 180 days is given wherein the renewal fees can still be settled. When entering the grace period you will incur a surcharge fee to be settled along with the renewal fee. If you wish to maintain the patent, both the renewal fee and the surcharge fee will have to be settled.

For example, if a patent has a renewal due date of 2021-05-31 and the due date is missed, the patent will enter the grace period from 2021-06-01. After this point both the renewal fee and the surcharge fee will need to be settled by 2021-11-27. Failure to pay these fees before the surcharge due date will result in the patent lapsing.

4.

Do I need assistance from local representation to renew a patent in Thailand?

keyboard arrow down

Yes, you will need assistance from local representation to renew a patent in Thailand. It is a requirement to be an authorized representative in order to carry out the renewal of a patent in Thailand. Currently, PatentRenewal.com does not have the necessary authorization and we are therefore using a local representative to carry out the renewal process.

It may be possible for the patent owner to carry out the renewal themself, but unless you have experience with paying renewal fees in Thailand we will advise you to engage a local representative.

5.

How long do patents last in Thailand?

keyboard arrow down

A patent will stay in force for 20 years in Thailand from the filing date if successfully renewed in accordance with the rules described above. If the patent is not renewed, it will lapse by the end of the grace period measured from the latest renewal due date.