Public comments on setting and adjusting patent fees

These public comments were received in response to the Federal Register Notice of Proposed Rulemaking published on July 31, 2019. For more details on the fee proposals which are discussed in these comments, please visit the Fee Setting and Adjusting page. The comments below are posted in the order they were received.  This page will be updated if more comments are received prior to the submission deadline.

The preferred method for submitting comments is email addressed to fee.setting@uspto.gov. Comments are preferred to be submitted in plain text, but also may be submitted in portable document format (PDF) or a word processing format. Because comments will be made available for public inspection, information that the submitter does not desire to make public, such as an address or phone number, should not be included in the comments. Comments on the fee proposals are due by September 30, 2019.

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