Annex A1 - Taxing of costs in "multiple" oppositions relying on same evidence

Date Published

[See part 55.4.2]

As revised in August 2001

First case

Second and subsequent cases

Opponent: Prepare and file notice of opposition, incl TMO fees

At scale

At scale

Applicant: Receive and peruse Notice of Opposition

At scale

At scale

Opponent: Serving evidence in support

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Applicant: Receiving and perusing evidence in support

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Applicant: serving evidence in answer

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Opponent: Receiving and perusing evidence in answer

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Opponent: Serving evidence in reply

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Applicant: Receiving and perusing evidence in reply

At scale

20% of scale item, per application

Preparing for hearing

At scale

Nil "where matters can be decided as one"

Hearing fee(s)

At scale

Only if TMO requires multiple fees

Hearing time, travel expenses etc

At scale

Nil