The Director General of WIPO has received a communication from the Government of Japan withdrawing the notification made under Rule 34(3)(a) of the Regulations whereby the individual fee in respect of a designation of that Contracting Party is to be paid in two parts.
This communication also modifies the amounts of the individual fee payable in respect of a designation of Japan. As from April 1, 2023, those amounts will be:
* 304 Swiss francs for one class of goods or services and 285 Swiss francs for each additional class, when designating Japan in an international application or subsequently;
* 300 Swiss francs for each class of goods or services, when renewing an international registration in which Japan has been designated.
For further information, see Information Notice No. 8/2023.