How much does a US design patent application cost?

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 application cost?

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? The cost of a trademark application depends primarily on the attorney’s fee for filing. Our firm’s price for the initial filing of a USPTO trademark application is $900 per class of goods/services, including our flat rate attorney’s fee of $550 plus a USPTO filing […]

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

Trademark application costs The trademark application process and cost can vary widely depending upon a few key factors. This article will help explain the main factors that can reduce costs and delays in the trademark filing process. Costs for registering a trademark with the USPTO will depend largely upon three key factors: number of classes […]

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How much are flat fee estimates for PCT national phase entries?

National stage flat fee cost estimates A PCT application allows you to file your patent application in multiple countries. To do so, an applicant enters the national stage, or national phase, of each desired country by filing a copy of the PCT application. Filing these national stage applications can require a significant outlay of cash, […]

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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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