Extension State Grace Period:
Where the deadline for paying designation/extension fees (i.e. the “normal period”) expires on or after 1 January 2010:
If the fee for an extension state has not been paid within the normal period, the applicant can pay the extension fee in combination with a 50% surcharge:
a) within two months of expiry of the basic period (“re-introduced grace period”) or
b) within two months of notification of a communication of loss of rights with regard to the omitted payment of a designation fee (applies at present).
* Electronic filing (in character coded format) from EUR 191 to EUR 198