USPTO Patent Fees Effective October 1, 2004

August 27, 2004 – Firm News
Federal Register Vol. 69, No. 166 August 27, 2004 pp. 52604-6

Summary: The United States Patent and Trademark Office is adjusting certain patent fee amounts to reflect fluctuations in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). Also, we are adjusting, by a corresponding amount, a few patent fees that track the affected fees. The Director is authorized to adjust these fees annually by the CPI to recover the higher costs associated with doing business.