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New Patent Fees – Effective October 5, 2012

September 26, 2012 Comments off

The USPTO has announced the new patent and trademark fee schedule effective October 5, 2012.  Below is a listing of common USPTO patent fees currently being paid and the fees effective October 5, 2012.

Fee Type

Current Fee

New Fee

Provisional Filing Fee

$125

$125

Utility Filing Fee

$95

$98

Utility Search Fee

$310

$310

Utility Exam Fee

$125

$125

1 Month Extension

$75

$75

2 Month Extension

$280

$285

3 Month Extension

$635

$645

RCE

$465

$465

Terminal Disclaimer

$80

$80

Issue Fee

$870

$885

1st Maintenance Fee

$565

$575

2nd Maintenance Fee

$1,425

$1,450

3rd Maintenance Fee

$2,365

$2,405

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