How much goes it cost to get a Design Patent in India?

Action based fee

  • Attorney fee for preparing and filing for Design Registration in India
  • Additional fee for responding to office actions
  • Additional fee for preparing evidences and arguments
  • Additional fee for attending hearings with the examiner

Capped Flat fee

  • Attorney fee for preparing and filing for Design Registration in India
  • No further fee for responding to office actions
  • No further fee for preparing evidences and arguments
  • No further fee for attending hearings with the examiner
Click here: Fee for INDIAN applicants in Rupees.

Official fee For Design Registration in India

Applicant typeUS Dollars
Small Firm36
Large Firm72

Action based attorney Fee for Design Registration in India

ParticularsUS Dollars
Consultation charges per hour or part thereof100
A search of Design Database200
Attorney fee for Filing a Design application200
Responding to routine office action100
Amendment of Specification due to objections100
Attending to serious objections at the Design office/hearing150
Alternatively – Fixed one-time ATTORNEY fee for filing & prosecution of application till registration of Design400

The above fee would be applicable for an application that does not face a third party opposition. Opposition proceedings are uncertain in degree and complexity, so a fee for these can not be predicted.

Our quotation to prosecute a Design Registration in India

Our professional and administrative fee for filing one READY TO FILE Design application in India shall be US$ 200. This includes attorney fees, stationery, and printing fees as well as handling fees.

The Official filing fee for Design Registration in India is:
(B) US$72 for a large legal entity, US$36 for a small legal entity, and US$18 for an individual applicant.

Claiming priority would cost an additional US$75.

We charge different fees for various actions needed to be performed while prosecuting the application at the Design Office. A typical office action would be about US$100 while attending a hearing would cost about US$150.

Alternatively, we offer you the option of paying a total of US$400 as a professional fee for prosecuting an application up to grant. In this option, we commit ourselves to prosecute the application at the Design office till grant for a fixed one-time fee of US$400 and thereby protect you from making any unforeseen payment.

Thus the two fee options are:
1. Attorney fee for filing US$200 + Actual Design Office fee + Action based fee for prosecuting the application till registration/final disposal of the case.
2. ONE time fixed Attorney fee of US$400 + Actual Design Office fee + NO further fee for prosecuting the application till grant/final disposal of the case (Recommended).

In order to file an application for design registration in India we would require:

  1. Name, address, and nationality of applicants.
  2. The drawings in PDF/JPG format.
  3. The certified copy of the priority documents.

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Design attorney in India

I, Mahesh Bhagnari, am the Managing Principal of the firm:

  • I am an Attorney at Law with Bar Council Registration № MAH/1574/2003.
  • I am licensed to practice at the Intellectual Property Office as a Patent attorney in India and Design attorney in India with Registration № IN PA 1108.
  • I am licensed to practice as a Trademark attorney in India with Registration № 10742.
  • I have more than eighteen years of professional experience working in the field of Intellectual property.
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