How much does a US national stage application cost?

What is the cost of filing a US national stage application? A PCT application must be filed as a national stage application in the US in order to obtain a US patent. The initial filing cost of a US national stage application depends on the attorney’s fee and USPTO fees. USPTO fees are straightforward if […]

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How much a patent costs from start to finish

How much a patent costs depends on several factors There isn’t a one-size-fits-all cost estimate for obtaining a patent. Many variables will affect the overall cost. The type of patent sought will significantly dictate both initial filing costs and the ongoing prosecution costs. Generally, utility patents are significantly more expensive than design patents. What can […]

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How to control international patent costs

How much do international utility patents cost? If you are thinking of pursuing utility patents in foreign countries, one big factor is the cost. Simply put, foreign utility patents cost A LOT, and “A LOT” likely means much more than you want to spend. You have to deal with not only the foreign patent office, […]

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