USPTO Proposes Patent Fee Adjustments
A 60-day public comment period, ending on September 30, 2019, is now open.
The fee increases are not expected to be implemented until 2021.
The proposed adjustments – which number nearly 200 and include filing, search, examination, maintenance, and trial and appeal fees, for example – are summarized in a Table on the USPTO’s Fee Setting and Adjusting webpage.
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