The revenues accrue from the operations of the Estonian Patent Office, which are subject to the payment of the state fee. The rates of the state fees are specified in the State Fees Act.
The operational costs of the Estonian Patent Office are covered from the state budget pursuant to the State Budget Act.
As of 2018, the targeted financing for international trade mark and industrial design examination transferred by the International Bureau of WIPO to the Estonian State, are directed to the Patent Office for use.
|Total revenues from transactions||3 204,9||3 203,7||3 499,6||3 294,6||3 420,0||3 662,2|
|patents||1 921,1||2148,2||2 396,3||2 630,3||2 845,0||3 053,7|
|trade marks||1 254,9||1 022,1||1 063,9||630,7||543,7||573,9|
|including from the International Bureau of WIPO||556,8||415,1||480,4|
|including from the International Bureau of WIPO||2,9||7,2||8,8|
|Industrial Property Board of Appeal fees||11,8||14,9|
|Targeted financing from WIPO||471,1||476,7||480,7|
|Total expenditure||1 875||2 124||2 425||2 834||3 081||3 333|
|including operational costs of the Estonian Patent Office||1 289||1 411||1 411||1 244||1 310||1 447|
|including operational costs from WIPO financing||440||475||463|
|including payments to European Patent Organisation 50% of reneval fees for European patents||586||713||1 014||1 150||1 296||1 423|