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Tips on reducing the PCT patent cost:

1. If you are a South African resident and national, select the Austrian search office.

Cost of PCT patent: from R28,000

2. If you are a company, with turnover less than R1,5m per year and less than 5 prior US patents to your name, select the US search office (micro entity).

Cost of PCT patent: from R40,683

3. If you are a “large-ish” company, select either the Australian search office or the US (small entity) search office.

Cost of PCT patent: from R55,773

Further PCT patent tips:

By selecting the European search office, you will receive a discount when filing a European national phase PCT patent application.

See our DIY PCT patent guide and examples of our patents.

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