Current Fee Schedule

 

Patent Fees

The fees subject to reduction upon establishment of small entity status (37 CFR 1.27) or micro entity status (37 CFR 1.29) are shown in separate columns. The $400/$200 non-electronic filing fee (fee codes 1090/2090/3090 or 1690/2690/3690) must be paid in addition to the filing, search and examination fees, in each original nonprovisional utility application filed in paper with the USPTO. The only way to avoid payment of the non-electronic filing fee is by filing your nonprovisional utility application via EFS-Web. The non-electronic filing fee does not apply to reissue, design, plant, or provisional applications. 

Patent Application Filing Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1011/2011/3011 1.16(a) Basic filing fee - Utility (paper filing – also requires non-electronic filing fee under 1.16(t)) 280.00 140.00 70.00
1011/4011†/3011 1.16(a) Basic filing fee - Utility (electronic filing) 280.00 70.00 70.00
1012/2012/3012 1.16(b) Basic filing fee - Design 180.00 90.00 45.00
1017/2017/3017 1.16(b) Basic filing fee - Design (CPA) 180.00 90.00 45.00
1013/2013/3013 1.16(c) Basic filing fee - Plant 180.00 90.00 45.00
1005/2005/3005 1.16(d) Provisional application filing fee 260.00 130.00 65.00
1014/2014/3014 1.16(e) Basic filing fee - Reissue 280.00 140.00 70.00
1019/2019/3019 1.16(e) Basic filing fee - Reissue (CPA) 280.00 140.00 70.00
1051/2051/3051 1.16(f) Surcharge - Late filing fee, search fee, examination fee or oath or declaration, or application filed without at least one claim or by reference 140.00 70.00 35.00
1052/2052/3052 1.16(g) Surcharge - Late provisional filing fee or cover sheet 60.00 30.00 15.00
1201/2201/3201 1.16(h) Each independent claim in excess of three 420.00 210.00 105.00
1204/2204/3204 1.16(h) Each reissue independent claim in excess of three 420.00 210.00 105.00
1202/2202/3202 1.16(i) Each claim in excess of 20 80.00 40.00 20.00
1205/2205/3205 1.16(i) Each reissue claim in excess of 20 80.00 40.00 20.00
1203/2203/3203 1.16(j) Multiple dependent claim 780.00 390.00 195.00
1081/2081/3081 1.16(s) Utility Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00
1082/2082/3082 1.16(s) Design Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00
1083/2083/3083 1.16(s) Plant Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00
1084/2084/3084 1.16(s) Reissue Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00
1085/2085/3085 1.16(s) Provisional Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00
1090/2090/3090 1.16(t) Non-electronic filing fee — Utility (additional fee for applications filed in paper) 400.00 200.00 200.00
1053/2053/3053 1.17(i)(1) Non-English translation 140.00 70.00 35.00
The 4000 series fee code may be used via EFS-Web

Patent Search Fees

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Fee Code Fee Code Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1111/2111/3111 1.16(k) Utility Search Fee 600.00 300.00 150.00
1112/2112/3112 1.16(l) Design Search Fee 120.00 60.00 30.00
1113/2113/3113 1.16(m) Plant Search Fee 380.00 190.00 95.00
1114/2114/3114 1.16(n) Reissue Search Fee 600.00 300.00 150.00

Patent Examination Fees

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Fee Code

37 CFR

Description

Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1311/2311/3311 1.16(o) Utility Examination Fee 720.00 360.00 180.00
1312/2312/3312 1.16(p) Design Examination Fee 460.00 230.00 115.00
1313/2313/3313 1.16(q) Plant Examination Fee 580.00 290.00 145.00
1314/2314/3314 1.16(r) Reissue Examination Fee 2,160.00 1,080.00 540.00

Patent Post-Allowance Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1501/2501/3501 1.18(a)(1) Utility issue fee 960.00 480.00 240.00
1511/2511/3511 1.18(a)(1) Reissue issue fee 960.00 480.00 240.00
1502/2502/3502 1.18(b)(1) Design issue fee 560.00 280.00 140.00
1503/2503/3503 1.18(c)(1) Plant issue fee 760.00 380.00 190.00
n/a 1.18(d)(1) Publication fee for early, voluntary, or normal publication 0.00 0.00 0.00
1505/2505/3505 1.18(d)(3) Publication fee for republication 300.00 300.00 300.00*
* Third-party filers are not eligible for the micro entity fee.

Patent Extension of Time Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1251/2251/3251 1.17(a)(1) Extension for response within first month 200.00 100.00 50.00
1252/2252/3252 1.17(a)(2) Extension for response within second month 600.00 300.00 150.00
1253/2253/3253 1.17(a)(3) Extension for response within third month 1,400.00 700.00 350.00
1254/2254/3254 1.17(a)(4) Extension for response within fourth month 2,200.00 1,100.00 550.00
1255/2255/3255 1.17(a)(5) Extension for response within fifth month 3,000.00 1,500.00 750.00

Patent Maintenance Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1551/2551/3551 1.20(e) Due at 3.5 years 1,600.00 800.00 400.00
1552/2552/3552 1.20(f) Due at 7.5 years 3,600.00 1,800.00 900.00
1553/2553/3553 1.20(g) Due at 11.5 years 7,400.00 3,700.00 1,850.00
1554/2554/3554 1.20(h) Surcharge - 3.5 year - Late payment within 6 months 160.00 80.00 40.00
1555/2555/3555 1.20(h) Surcharge - 7.5 year - Late payment within 6 months 160.00 80.00 40.00
1556/2556/3556 1.20(h) Surcharge - 11.5 year - Late payment within 6 months 160.00 80.00 40.00
1558/2558/3558 1.17(m) Petition for the delayed payment of the fee for maintaining a patent in force 1,700.00 850.00 850.00

Miscellaneous Patent Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1817/2817/3817 1.17(c) Request for prioritized examination 4,000.00 2,000.00 1,000.00
1819/2819/3819 1.17(d) Correction of inventorship after first action on merits 600.00 300.00 150.00
1801/2801/3801 1.17(e)(1) Request for continued examination (RCE) - 1st request (see 37 CFR 1.114) 1,200.00 600.00 300.00
1820/2820/3820 1.17(e)(2) Request for continued examination (RCE) - 2nd and subsequent request (see 37 CFR 1.114) 1,700.00 850.00 425.00
1830/2830/3830 1.17(i)(1) Processing fee, except in provisional applications 140.00 70.00 35.00
1808/2808/3808 1.17(i)(2) Other publication processing fee 130.00 130.00 130.00
1803/2803/3803 1.17(i)(2) Request for voluntary publication or republication 130.00 130.00 130.00*
1802/2802/3802 1.17(k) Request for expedited examination of a design application 900.00 450.00 225.00
1806/2806/3806 1.17(p) Submission of an Information Disclosure Statement 180.00 90.00 45.00
1818/2818 1.17(o) Document fee for third-party submissions (see 37 CFR 1.290(f)) 180.00 90.00 n/a*
1807/2807/3807 1.17(q) Processing fee for provisional applications 50.00 50.00 50.00
1809/2809/3809 1.17(r) Filing a submission after final rejection (see 37 CFR 1.129(a)) 840.00 420.00 210.00
1810/2810/3810 1.17(s) For each additional invention to be examined (see 37 CFR 1.129(b)) 840.00 420.00 210.00
* Third-party filers are not eligible for the micro entity fee.

Post Issuance Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1811/2811/3811 1.20(a) Certificate of correction 100.00 100.00 100.00
1816/2816/3816 1.20(b) Processing fee for correcting inventorship in a patent 130.00 130.00 130.00
1812/2812/3812 1.20(c)(1) Request for ex parte reexamination 12,000.00 6,000.00 3,000.00*
1821/2821/3821 1.20(c)(3) Each reexamination independent claim in excess of three and also in excess of the number of such claims in the patent under reexamination 420.00 210.00 105.00
1822/2822/3822 1.20(c)(4) Each reexamination claim in excess of 20 and also in excess of the number of claims in the patent under reexamination 80.00 40.00 20.00
1814/2814/3814 1.20(d) Statutory disclaimer, including terminal disclaimer 160.00 160.00 160.00
1826/2826/3826 1.20(k)(1) Request for supplemental examination 4,400.00 2,200.00 1,100.00
1827/2827/3827 1.20(k)(2) Reexamination ordered as a result of supplemental examination 12,100.00 6,050.00 3,025.00
1828/2828/3828 1.20(k)(3)(i) Supplemental Examination Document Size Fee - for nonpatent document having between 21 and 50 sheets 180.00 90.00 45.00
1829/2829/3829 1.20(k)(3)(ii) Supplemental Examination Document Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets or a fraction thereof in a nonpatent document 280.00 140.00 70.00
* Third-party filers are not eligible for the micro entity fee.

Patent Trial and Appeal Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1405/2405/3405 41.20(a) Petitions to the Chief Administrative Patent Judge under 37 CFR 41.3 400.00 400.00 400.00
1401/2401/3401 41.20(b)(1) Notice of appeal 800.00 400.00 200.00*
n/a 41.20(b)(2)(i) Filing a brief in support of an appeal 0.00 0.00 0.00
1404/2404/3404 41.20(b)(2)(ii) Filing a brief in support of an appeal in an inter partes reexamination proceeding 2,000.00 1,000.00 500.00*
1403/2403/3403 41.20(b)(3) Request for oral hearing 1,300.00 650.00 325.00*
1413/2413/3413 41.20(b)(4) Forwarding an appeal in an application or ex parte reexamination proceeding to the Board 2,000.00 1,000.00 500.00*
1406/2406/3406 42.15(a)(1) Inter partes review request fee - Up to 20 claims 9,000.00 9,000.00 9,000.00
1414/2414/3414 42.15(a)(2) Inter partes review post-institution fee - Up to 15 claims 14,000.00 14,000.00 14,000.00
1407/2407/3407 42.15(a)(3) Inter partes review request of each claim in excess of 20 200.00 200.00 200.00
1415/2415/3415 42.15(a)(4) Inter partes post-institution request of each claim in excess of 15 400.00 400.00 400.00
1408/2408/3408 42.15(b)(1) Post-grant or covered business method review request fee - Up to 20 claims 12,000.00 12,000.00 12,000.00
1416/2416/3416 42.15(b)(2) Post-grant or covered business method review post-institution fee - Up to 15 claims 18,000.00 18,000.00 18,000.00
1409/2409/3409 42.15(b)(3) Post-grant or covered business method review request of each claim in excess of 20 250.00 250.00 250.00
1417/2417/3417 42.15(b)(4) Post-grant or covered business method review post-institution request of each claim in excess of 15 550.00 550.00 550.00
1412/2412/3412 42.15(c)(1) Petition for a derivation proceeding 400.00 400.00 400.00
1411/2411/3411 42.15(d) Request to make a settlement agreement available and other requests filed in a patent trial proceeding 400.00 400.00 400.00
* Third-party filers are not eligible for the micro entity fee.

Patent Petition Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1462/2462/3462 1.17(f) Petitions requiring the petition fee set forth in 37 CFR 1.17(f) (Group I) 400.00 200.00 100.00
1463/2463/3463 1.17(g) Petitions requiring the petition fee set forth in 37 CFR 1.17(g) (Group II) 200.00 100.00 50.00
1464/2464/3464 1.17(h) Petitions requiring the petition fee set forth in 37 CFR 1.17(h) (Group III) 140.00 70.00 35.00
1453/2453/3453 1.17(m) Petition for revival of an abandoned application for a patent, for the delayed payment of the fee for issuing each patent, or for the delayed response by the patent owner in any reexamination proceeding 1,700.00 850.00 850.00
1454/2454/3454 1.17(m) Petition for the delayed submission of a priority or benefit claim, or to restore the right of priority or benefit 1,700.00 850.00 850.00
1784/2784/3784 1.17(m) Petition to excuse applicant's failure to act within prescribed time limits in an international design application 1,700.00 850.00 850.00
1783/2783/3783 1.17(t) Petition to convert an international design application to a design application under 35 U.S.C. chapter 16 180.00 180.00 180.00
1455/2455/3455 1.18(e) Filing an application for patent term adjustment 200.00 200.00 200.00
1456/2456/3456 1.18(f) Request for reinstatement of term reduced 400.00 400.00 400.00
1824/2824/3824 1.20(c)(6) Petitions in a reexamination proceeding, except for those specifically enumerated in 37 CFR 1.550(i) and 1.937(d) 1,940.00 970.00 485.00*
1457/2457/3457 1.20(j)(1) Extension of term of patent 1,120.00 1,120.00 1,120.00
1458/2458/3458 1.20(j)(2) Initial application for interim extension (see 37 CFR 1.790) 420.00 420.00 420.00
1459/2459/3459 1.20(j)(3) Subsequent application for interim extension (see 37 CFR 1.790) 220.00 220.00 220.00
* Third-party filers are not eligible for the micro entity fee.

PCT Fees - National Stage

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1631/2631/3631 1.492(a) Basic National Stage Fee 280.00 140.00 70.00
n/a 1.492(b)(1) National Stage Search Fee - U.S. was the ISA or IPEA and all claims satisfy PCT Article 33(1)-(4) 0.00 0.00 0.00
1641/2641/3641 1.492(b)(2) National Stage Search Fee - U.S. was the ISA 120.00 60.00 30.00
1642/2642/3642 1.492(b)(3) National Stage Search Fee - search report prepared and provided to USPTO 480.00 240.00 120.00
1632/2632/3632 1.492(b)(4) National Stage Search Fee - all other situations 600.00 300.00 150.00
n/a 1.492(c)(1) National Stage Examination Fee - U.S. was the ISA or IPEA and all claims satisfy PCT Article 33(1)-(4) 0.00 0.00 0.00
1633/2633/3633 1.492(c)(2) National Stage Examination Fee - all other situations 720.00 360.00 180.00
1614/2614/3614 1.492(d) Each independent claim in excess of three 420.00 210.00 105.00
1615/2615/3615 1.492(e) Each claim in excess of 20 80.00 40.00 20.00
1616/2616/3616 1.492(f) Multiple dependent claim 780.00 390.00 195.00
1617/2617/3617 1.492(h) Search fee, examination fee or oath or declaration after the date of commencement of the national stage 140.00 70.00 35.00
1618/2618/3618 1.492(i) English translation after thirty months from priority date 140.00 70.00 35.00
1681/2681/3681 1.492(j) National Stage Application Size Fee - for each additional 50 sheets that exceeds 100 sheets 400.00 200.00 100.00

PCT Fees - International Stage

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1601/2601/3601 1.445(a)(1)(i)(A) Transmittal fee 240.00 120.00 60.00
1690/2690/3690 1.445(a)(1)(ii) Non-electronic filing fee (additional fee for applications filed in paper) 400.00 200.00 200.00
1602/2602/3602 1.445(a)(2)(i) Search fee - regardless of whether there is a corresponding application (see 35 U.S.C. 361(d) and PCT Rule 16) 2,080.00 1,040.00 520.00
1604/2604/3604 1.445(a)(3)(i) Supplemental search fee when required, per additional invention 2,080.00 1,040.00 520.00
1621/2621/3621 1.445(a)(4)(i) Transmitting application to Intl. Bureau to act as receiving office 240.00 120.00 60.00
1605/2605/3605 1.482(a)(1)(i)(A) Preliminary examination fee - U.S. was the ISA 600.00 300.00 150.00
1606/2606/3606 1.482(a)(1)(ii)(A) Preliminary examination fee - U.S. was not the ISA 760.00 380.00 190.00
1607/2607/3607 1.482(a)(2)(i) Supplemental examination fee per additional invention 600.00 300.00 150.00
1619/2619/3619   Late payment fee variable variable variable

PCT Fees to Foreign Offices**

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1701   International filing fee (first 30 pages - filed electronically without ePCT or PCT-EASY .zip file) 1,264.00 1,264.00 1,264.00
1710   International filing fee (first 30 pages - filed electronically with ePCT or PCT-EASY .zip file) 1,161.00 1,161.00 1,161.00
1702   International filing fee (first 30 pages) 1,367.00 1,367.00 1,367.00
1703   Supplemental fee (for each page over 30) 15.00 15.00 15.00
1704   International search (EPO) 1,992.00 1,992.00 1,992.00
1715   International search (ILPO) 911.00 911.00 911.00
1712   International search (IPAU) 1,688.00 1,688.00 1,688.00
1717   International search (IPOS) 1,641.00 1,641.00 1,641.00
1716   International search (JPO) 1,372.00 1,372.00 1,372.00
1709   International search (KIPO) 1,114.00 1,114.00 1,114.00
1714   International search (Rospatent) 449.00 449.00 449.00
1705   Handling fee 206.00 206.00 206.00
1706   Handling Fee - 90% reduction, if applicant meets criteria specified at: http://www.wipo.int/export/sites/www/pct/en/fees/fee_reduction.pdf 20.60 20.60 20.60
** PCT Fees to Foreign Offices subject to periodic change due to fluctuations in exchange rate.

Hague - International Design Application Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
1781/2781/3781 1.1031(a) Transmittal fee 120.00 120.00 120.00
1782 1.1031(c) International design application fees payable to WIPO variable variable variable

Patent Service Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Small Entity Fee Micro Entity Fee
8001 1.19(a)(1) Printed copy of patent w/o color, delivery by USPS, USPTO Box, or electronic means 3.00 3.00 3.00
8005 1.19(a)(1) Patent Application Publication (PAP) 3.00 3.00 3.00
8003 1.19(a)(2) Printed copy of plant patent in color 15.00 15.00 15.00
8004 1.19(a)(3) Color copy of patent (other than plant patent) containing a color drawing 25.00 25.00 25.00
8007 1.19(b)(1)(i)(A), (ii)(A), and (iii)(A) Copy of patent application as filed 20.00 20.00 20.00
8008 1.19(b)(1)(i)(B) Copy of patent-related file wrapper and contents of 400 or fewer pages, if provided on paper 200.00 200.00 200.00
8009 1.19(b)(1)(i)(C) Additional fee for each additional 100 pages of patent-related file wrapper and (paper) contents, or portion thereof 40.00 40.00 40.00
8010 1.19(b)(1)(i)(D) Individual application documents, other than application as filed, per document 25.00 25.00 25.00
8011 1.19(b)(1)(ii)(B) and (iii)(B) Copy of patent-related file wrapper and contents if provided electronically or on a physical electronic medium as specified in 1.19(b)(1)(ii) 55.00 55.00 55.00
8012 1.19(b)(1)(ii)(C) Additional fee for each continuing physical electronic medium in single order of 1.19(b)(1)(ii)(B) 15.00 15.00 15.00
8041 1.19(b)(2)(i)(A) Copy of patent-related file wrapper contents that were submitted and are stored on compact disk or other electronic form (e.g., compact disks stored in Artifact folder), other than as available in 1.19(b)(1); first physical electronic medium in a single order 55.00 55.00 55.00
8042 1.19(b)(2)(i)(B) Additional fee for each continuing copy of patent-related file wrapper contents as specified in 1.19(b)(2)(i)(A) 15.00 15.00 15.00
8043 1.19(b)(2)(ii) Copy of patent-related file wrapper contents that were submitted and are stored on compact disk, or other electronic form, other than as available in 1.19(b)(1); if provided electronically other than on a physical electronic medium, per order 55.00 55.00 55.00
8013 1.19(b)(3) Copy of office records, except copies of applications as filed 25.00 25.00 25.00
8014 1.19(b)(4) For assignment records, abstract of title and certification, per patent 25.00 25.00 25.00
8904 1.19(c) Library service 50.00 50.00 50.00
8016 1.19(e) Uncertified statement re status of maintenance fee payments 10.00 10.00 10.00
8017 1.19(f) Copy of non-U.S. document 25.00 25.00 25.00
8050 1.19(g) Petitions for documents in form other than that provided by this part, or in form other than that generally provided by Director, to be decided in accordance with merits AT COST AT COST AT COST
8020 1.21(e) International type search report 40.00 40.00 40.00
n/a 1.21(h)(1) Recording each patent assignment, agreement or other paper, per property – if submitted electronically 0.00 0.00 0.00
8021 1.21(h)(2) Recording each patent assignment, agreement or other paper, per property – if not submitted electronically 40.00 40.00 40.00
8022 1.21(i) Publication in Official Gazette 25.00 25.00 25.00
8023 1.21(j) Labor charges for services, per hour or fraction thereof 40.00 40.00 40.00
8024 1.21(k) Unspecified other services, excluding labor AT COST AT COST AT COST
8026 1.21(n) Handling fee for incomplete or improper application 130.00 130.00 130.00

Patent Enrollment Fees

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Fee Code

37 CFR Description Fee    
9001 1.21(a)(1)(i) Application fee (non-refundable) 40.00    
9010 1.21(a)(1)(ii)(A) For test administration by commercial entity 200.00    
9011 1.21(a)(1)(ii)(B) For test administration by the USPTO 450.00    
9003 1.21(a)(2) Registration to practice or grant of limited recognition under §11.9(b) or (c) 100.00    
9025 1.21(a)(2)  Registration to practice for change of practitioner type 100.00    
9005 1.21(a)(4) Certificate of good standing as an attorney or agent 10.00    
9006 1.21(a)(4)(i) Certificate of good standing as an attorney or agent, suitable for framing 20.00    
9012 1.21(a)(5)(i) Review of decision by the Director of Enrollment and Discipline under §11.2(c) 130.00    
9013 1.21(a)(5)(ii) Review of decision of the Director of Enrollment and Discipline under §11.2(d) 130.00    
9020 1.21(a)(9)(i) Delinquency fee 50.00    
9004 1.21(a)(9)(ii) Administrative reinstatement fee 100.00    
9014 1.21(a)(10) Application fee for person disciplined, convicted of a felony or certain misdemeanors under §11.7(h) 1,600.00    
9024  1.21(k)  Unspecified other services, excluding labor AT COST    

 

Trademark Fees

Trademark Processing Fees***

Electronically Filed

Paper Filed

37 CFR Description Fee Code Fee Amount Fee Code Fee Amount
2.6(a)(1)(i) Application for registration, per international class (paper filing) n/a n/a 6001 600.00
2.6(a)(1)(ii) Application for registration, per international class (electronic filing, TEAS Regular application) 7001 400.00 n/a n/a
2.6(a)(1)(iii) Application for registration, per international class (electronic filing, TEAS RF application) 7009 275.00 n/a n/a
2.6(a)(1)(iv) Application for registration, per international class (electronic filing, TEAS Plus application) 7007 225.00 n/a n/a
2.6(a)(2) Filing an amendment to allege use under §1(c), per class 7002 100.00 6002 200.00
2.6(a)(3) Filing a statement of use under §1(d)(1), per class 7003 100.00 6003 200.00
2.6(a)(4) Filing a request for a six-month extension of time for filing a statement of use under §1(d)(1), per class 7004 125.00 6004 225.00
2.6(a)(15) Petitions to the Director 7005 100.00 6005 200.00
2.6(a)(19) Dividing an application, per new application (file wrapper) created 7006 100.00 6006 200.00
2.6(a)(1)(v) Additional fee for application that doesn't meet TEAS Plus or TEAS RF filing requirements, per class 7008 125.00 6008 125.00
2.6(a)(5) Application for renewal under §9, per class 7201 300.00 6201 500.00
2.6(a)(6) Additional fee for filing renewal application during grace period, per class 7203 100.00 6203 200.00
2.6(a)(21) Correcting a deficiency in a renewal application 7204 100.00 6204 200.00
2.6(a)(12) Filing §8 affidavit, per class 7205 125.00 6205 225.00
2.6(a)(14) Additional fee for filing §8 affidavit during grace period, per class 7206 100.00 6206 200.00
2.6(a)(20) Correcting a deficiency in a §8 affidavit 7207 100.00 6207 200.00
2.6(a)(13) Filing §15 affidavit, per class 7208 200.00 6208 300.00
2.6(a)(7) Publication of mark under §12(c), per class 7210 100.00 6210 200.00
2.6(a)(8) Issuing new certificate of registration 7211 100.00 6211 200.00
2.6(a)(9) Certificate of correction, registrant's error 7212 100.00 6212 200.00
2.6(a)(10) Filing disclaimer to registration 7213 100.00 6213 200.00
2.6(a)(11) Filing amendment to registration 7214 100.00 6214 200.00
2.6(a)(16) Petition for cancellation, per class 7401 400.00 6401 500.00
2.6(a)(17) Notice of opposition, per class 7402 400.00 6402 500.00
2.6(a)(18) Ex parte appeal, per class 7403 200.00 6403 300.00
2.6(a)(22) Filing a request for an extension of time to file a notice of opposition under §2.102(c)(1)(ii) or (c)(2) 7404 100.00 6404 200.00
2.6(a)(23) Filing a request for an extension of time to file a notice of opposition under §2.102(c)(3) 7405 200.00 6405 300.00
*** The 7000 series fee code (e.g., 7001, 7002, etc.) is used for electronic filing via TEAS.

Trademark Madrid Protocol Fees***

Electronically Filed

Paper Filed

37 CFR Description Fee Code Fee Amount Fee Code Fee Amount
7.6(a)(1) Certifying an international application based on single application or registration, per class 7901 100.00 6901 200.00
7.6(a)(2) Certifying an international application based on more than one basic application or registration, per class 7902 150.00 6902 250.00
7.6(a)(4) Transmitting a request to record an assignment or restriction under §7.23 or §7.24 7903 100.00 6903 200.00
7.6(a)(5) Filing a notice of replacement under §7.28, per class 7904 100.00 6904 200.00
7.6(a)(6) Filing an affidavit under §71 of the Act, per class 7905 125.00 6905 225.00
7.6(a)(7) Surcharge for filing affidavit under §71 of the Act during grace period, per class 7906 100.00 6906 200.00
7.6(a)(3) Transmitting a subsequent designation under §7.21 7907 100.00 6907 200.00
7.6(a)(8) Correcting a deficiency in an affidavit under §71 of the Act 7908 100.00 6908 200.00
*** The 7000 series fee code (e.g., 7001, 7002, etc.) is used for electronic filing via TEAS.

Trademark International Application Fees***

Electronically Filed

Paper Filed

37 CFR Description Fee Code Fee Amount Fee Code Fee Amount
7.7(1) International application fee 7951 Reference CFR 7.7 for payment of fees to International Bureau (IB) and the WIPO fee calculator. n/a Reference CFR 7.7 for payment of fees to International Bureau (IB) and the WIPO fee calculator.
7.14(c) Correcting irregularities in an International application 7952 n/a
7.21 Subsequent designation fee 7953 n/a
7.23 Recording of an assignment of an international registration under 7.23 7954 n/a
*** The 7000 series fee code (e.g., 7001, 7002, etc.) is used for electronic filing via TEAS.

Trademark Service Fees

Electronically Filed

Paper Filed

37 CFR Description Fee Code Fee Amount Fee Code Fee Amount
2.6(b)(1) Printed copy of registered mark, delivery by USPS, USPTO Box, or electronic means 8501 3.00 8501 3.00
2.6(b)(4)(i) Certified copy of registered mark, with title and/or status, regular service 8503 15.00 8503 15.00
2.6(b)(4)(ii) Certified copy of registered mark, with title and/or status, expedited local service 8504 30.00 8504 30.00
2.6(b)(2) Certified copy of trademark application as filed 8507 15.00 8507 15.00
2.6(b)(3) Certified or uncertified copy of trademark-related file wrapper and contents 8508 50.00 8508 50.00
2.6(b)(5) Certified or uncertified copy of trademark document, unless otherwise provided 8513 25.00 8513 25.00
2.6(b)(7) For assignment records, abstracts of title and certification per registration 8514 25.00 8514 25.00
2.6(b)(6) Recording trademark assignment, agreement or other paper, first mark per document 8521 40.00 8521 40.00
2.6(b)(6) For second and subsequent marks in the same document 8522 25.00 8522 25.00
2.6(b)(9) Additional fee for expedited service 8534 160.00 8534 160.00
2.6(b)(8) Additional fee for overnight delivery 8533 40.00 8533 40.00

Fastener Quality Act Fees

Electronically Filed

Paper Filed

37 CFR Description Fee Code Fee Amount Fee Code Fee Amount
2.7(a) Recordal application fee n/a n/a 6991 20.00
2.7(b) Renewal application fee n/a n/a 6992 20.00
2.7(c) Late fee for renewal application n/a n/a 6993 20.00
2.7(a) Application fee for reactivation of insignia, per request n/a n/a 6994 20.00

 

General Service Fees

General Service Fees

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Fee Code 37 CFR Description Fee Amount
9202 1.21(b)(2), (b)(3) or 2.6(b)(11) Service charge for below minimum balance 25.00
9101 1.21(m) or 2.6(b)(10) Processing each payment refused or charged back 50.00
8031   Computer records AT COST
8902 1.21(g) Self-service copy charge, per page 0.25

 

Upcoming Events

March 25, 2017

Join us Saturday, March 25 to learn about the job of a patent examiner including who qualifies to be an examiner, the day-to-day activities related to the job function, and the role the examiner plays in the intellectual property world. The session will demonstrate the tools used to examine and...

March 25, 2017

***Series Update*** New Title: Navigating Through the Invention Process: From Idea to Product to Market The Licensing Executives Society Silicon Valley Chapter and the California Invention Center present the first of an educational series “How to Make Money with Your Invention.” The series kick-off...

March 28, 2017

Join us for a Design Patent Brown Bag Lunch and Learn session in the San Jose office March 28, from noon to 1:00 PM. A supervisory patent examiner will give an overview of the design patent system and answer general design patent questions during a live information session. This session is designed...

April 5, 2017

Join us at the USPTO Texas Regional Office where we will be hosting an interactive Q&A session with the Trademark Experts. If you have questions about your current trademark application or if you are looking to get one or you are just interested, please join us. During this virtual meeting with...

April 6, 2017

Unfamiliar with patents, trademarks, copyrights, and trade secrets? The Midwest Regional USPTO in Detroit, Michigan hosts an introduction to intellectual property concepts followed by a tour of Midwest Regional Office resources every first Thursday of each month. This session is for aspiring...

April 7, 2017

Does your business have an amazing brand name? Do you want to learn how to protect it? In this presentation at the Silicon Valley USPTO, you'll learn basic facts about trademarks and how they differ from patents, copyrights, domain names, and business names. You'll also learn how to select a...

April 7, 2017

The Silicon Valley USPTO serving the West Coast region will host an informational public tour from noon to 1:00 PM Pacific Time. Participants will tour the office and learn about the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the services and resources it provides to the public, famous inventors from the...

April 8, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Regional Office will be participating in the 62nd Colorado Science and Engineering Fair . We will be hosting a resource table that will include with educational material on the various forms of intellectual property. Click here for more information .

April 8, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Regional Office will be participating in the Expanding Your Horizons (EYH) conference. EYH is a national network that hosts one-day conferences to encourage young women to pursue science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers. We will be hosting a resource table...

April 11, 2017

The Midwest Regional USPTO hosts an interactive question and answer session with the Trademark Assistance Center (TAC) on the 2nd Tuesday of each month . During this virtual meeting with TAC, participants will learn about the trademark registration process and be able to ask questions of experts...

News & Updates

March 8, 2017 Nominations Sought for National Medal of Technology and Innovation

WASHINGTON - The Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is seeking nominations for the 2017 National Medal of Technology and Innovation. The medal is presented each year by the President of the United States and is this country's highest award for technological…

January 9, 2017 USPTO Announces New Patent and Trademark Advisory Committee Members

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced new Patent and Trademark Advisory Committee Members for the Patent Public Advisory Committee (PPAC) and the Trademark Public Advisory Committee (TPAC). The Public Advisory…

December 12, 2016 U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement Announced

U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement Announced Today, the Office of the U.S. Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator (IPEC) released the 2017-2019 U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement, which offers a blueprint for coordinating resources and…

October 14, 2016 USPTO Seeks Further Public Input on Patent Subject Matter Eligibility

Washington - The U.S. Department of Commerce's United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that as part of its effort to solicit input from the public regarding the legal contours of patent subject matter eligibility, it will be holding two roundtables, one in November and…

September 30, 2016 USPTO Seeking Comments on Proposed Patent Fee Adjustments

Washington – The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today issued a notice of proposed rulemaking(link is external) (NPRM) proposing to set or adjust certain patent fees, as authorized by the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA). The proposed fees…

September 29, 2016 USPTO Announces Patents for Humanity Winners

Washington – The U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the latest winners of the Patents for Humanity program. The Patents for Humanity program was launched by the USPTO in February 2012 as part of an Obama administration initiative…

September 27, 2016 USPTO Announces Cancer Moonshot Challenge Winners

Washington— The U.S. Commerce Department’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced the winners of the USPTO Cancer Moonshot Challenge. The challenge was launched by the USPTO in August as part of the White House Cancer Moonshot Task Force, which aims to speed up…

September 15, 2016 USPTO to Celebrate Fifth Anniversary of America Invents Act

Washington - The U.S. Department of Commerce’s United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that it is co-sponsoring with the American Intellectual Property Law Association an event commemorating the fifth anniversary of the Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) on Wednesday,…