2007 Rule 38

38. Renewal of patents: subsequent renewals

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(1) This rule prescribes the period for the payment of a renewal fee in respect of renewal dates subsequent to the first renewal date.

(2) The renewal period is three months ending with the last day of the month in which the renewal date falls.

(3) For those purposes-

  • (a) the second renewal date is the next anniversary of the date of filing to fall after the first renewal date; and
  • (b) each subsequent renewal date is the anniversary of the previous renewal date.

Time periods are not extendable: Schedule 4
Renewal fees: Fees Rule 4 and Fees Schedule 2.

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