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Uncover cost-savings in your patent portfolio

PatentSight Annuity Fees help you to gain transparency about the costs your company is facing and enable you to make better-informed business decisions.

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Calculate overall annuity fees for patent portfolios.

Quickly analyze yours or your competitors’ renewal fees.

View annuity fees by technology field, year, and country.

Forecast budget requirements for each year to maintain annuity fees for all patents.


Combine annuity fees with other PatentSight indicators, to analyze the costs for low quality patents.

Achieve cost-savings based on sound reasoning and better informed decisions.

Immediately calculate annuity fees for each patent and the entire portfolio

In 2020, at the world’s top 10 patent offices, companies will spend 5.1 Billion USD on annuity fees to maintain their patent portfolios. The 166 companies with the most costly portfolios will account for half of all annuity fee payments. Of which 50 companies alone spend 1.3 Billion USD.

Total annuity fees at the top authorities in 2020

With PatentSight Annuity Fees, you can calculate the overall costs of a patent portfolio. The calculation is based on data from 40 patent authorities. The annuity fee measures are available in a total of 25 currencies you can choose from.

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Combining PatentSight Annuity Fees with other indicators and measures can reveal valuable insights about a technology space. In addition to calculating the costs of an entire portfolio based on the remaining lifetime of the patent families within, you can also slice the costs by year and authorities.

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Based on data pulled from 40 patent authorities, PatentSight Annuity Fees will allow you to find out how much you and your competitors spend on their patent portfolios from various perspectives.

Take a look into the crystal ball and find out how much your present portfolio will cost you, if you kept all your patents alive as long as possible, in all the authorities these patents are currently active in.

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Combine Annuity Fees with our newly released Technology Clusters to find out how much your competitors are spending on their patent portfolios in various technologies.

Group your portfolio into Competitive Impact deciles and see how much you will spend in each of these value classes if you decided to maintain all your patents until the end of their lifetime.

With PatentSight's qualitative valuation metrics, identify and prioritize pruning potential within your patent portfolio and uncover cost-saving opportunities.

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