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CHAPTER VI OFFENSES

Section 81(1) Any official who violates Section 21 or Section 23 paragraph two or Section 65 and 21 or Sections 65 decies and 21 or 23 paragraph two of this Act shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand baht or both.

Section 82(2) Any person who violates Section 22 or Sections 65 and 27 or Sections 65 decies and 22 punished with imprisonment not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding twenty thousand baht or both.

Section 83(3) Any person who violates Section 23 paragraph two or Section 65 decies and 23 paragraph two of this act shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding fifty thousand baht or both.

Section 84 Any person who violates Section 75 or Section 76 of this Act shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand baht or both.

Section 85(1) Any person who commits any act under Section 36 or 63 without the permission of the patentee shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding two years or a fine not exceeding four hundred thousand baht or both.

Section 86(2) Any person who commits any Act under Sections 65 decies and 36 without the permission of the owner of a petty patent shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding one year or a fine not exceeding two hundred thousand baht or both.

Section 87(3) Any person, in order to obtain a patent, applies for a patent for an invention or design or a petty patent, presents or gives a false statement shall be punished with imprisonment not exceeding six months or a fine not exceeding five thousand baht or both.

Section 88 Where an offender punishable under this Act is a juristic person, the persons in charge or representatives of the juristic person, except those who can prove that such offense was committed without their knowledge or consent, shall also be liable to the penalties prescribed by law for the offence.

LIST OF THE MAXIMUM FEES

   
Baht
(1) An application for a patent
1,000
(2) Applications for design patents for the same design which are filed at the same time in a number of ten or more applications
10,000
(3) Publication of a patent application
500
(4) A request for patent examination
500
(5) An opposition to a patent application
1,000
(6) A patent or petty patent
1,000
(7) Annual fees for invention patents:
  fifth year
2,000
  sixth year
4,000
  seventh year
6,000
  eighth year
8,000
  ninth year
10,000
  tenth year
12,000
  eleventh year
14,000
  twelfth year
16,000
  thirteenth year
18,000
  fourteenth year
20,000
  fifteenth year
30,000
  sixteenth year
40,000
  seventeenth year
50,000
  eighteenth year
60,000
  nineteenth year
70,000
  twentieth year
80,000
  or payment of all annual fees in one payment
400,000
(8) Annual fees for design patents:
  fifth year
1,000
  sixth year
2,000
  seventh year
3,000
  eighth year
4,000
  ninth year
5,000
  tenth year
6,000
  or payment of all annual fees in one payment
20,000
(9) Annual fees for petty patents:
  fifth year
2,000
  sixth year
4,000
  or payment of all annual fees in one payment
6,000
(10) Fees for the extension of the term of petty patents:
  first extension
14,000
  second extension
22,000
(11) An application for the registration of a License
500
(12) An application to record the assignment of a patent or petty patent
500
(13) An application for conversion of a patent or petty patent
500
(14) A licensing certificate
1,000
(15) A substitute of a patent, petty patent or licensing certificate
100
(16) An appeal against an order or decision of the Director-General
1,000
(17) Copies of documents, each page
10
(18) Certifying copies
  of documents of more than ten pages, each page
100
  of not more than ten pages, each page
10
(19) Any other application
100

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