How much does a US design patent application cost in 2020?

Design Patents are Easier, Faster & Cheaper Design patents are generally faster and cheaper to procure than utility patents. Design patents also have a significantly higher allowance rate than utility patents, with most US design applications allowed without any substantive prior art rejections. The USPTO reported an allowance rate of 90% for design patent applications […]

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How much does a nonprovisional utility patent cost in 2020?

How much does a nonprovisional utility patent application cost? In answering the question of “How much does a utility patent cost?” the largest portion of the cost of filing a nonprovisional utility patent application will be the legal fees for drafting the application. The conventional approach has been to bill hourly attorney’s fees for drafting […]

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How much does a trademark application cost?

How much is the initial filing price of a trademark application? Our firm’s price for the initial filing of a USPTO trademark application is $800 per class of goods/services, including our flat rate of $525 for our attorney’s fee plus a USPTO filing fee of $275. This initial filing price does not include a knockout […]

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What is the cost and process for filing a trademark application?

Trademark Application Costs Costs for applying for federal registration of a trademark with the USPTO depend largely upon three key factors: number of classes of goods and services; filing basis (whether based on actual use of the trademark or an Intent-To-Use); and the number of Office Actions from the USPTO, if any, and the type of rejections […]

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Where can I find flat fee estimates for PCT national phase entries?

National stage entry cost estimates Entering the national stage of a PCT application can require a significant outlay of cash, depending upon the countries desired. Innovation Capital Law Group offers flat rate cost estimates for initial filings of PCT national stage entry in the most common PCT member countries. Factors affecting national phase costs PCT national […]

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How much does IPR cost?

A rough ballpark estimate of the costs of an inter partes review is approximately $300K to $600K.  That is by no means cheap, but may still be considered a bargain compared to the costs of defending a patent infringement litigation in federal court which could easily reach $1-4 million or more. If an IPR is instituted, USPTO […]

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