USPTO To Raise Patent Fees On Oct. 1
The fee increase simply reflects an inflationary increase that is reflected in the consumer price index, the USPTO said.
Under the new fee schedule, filing a non-provisional patent application will be charged a fee of $790, up from the current $770, plus $88 per each extra independent claim (up from $86).
The patent issue fee will be $1,370 (up from $1,330). Maintenance fees will be $940 (currently $910)...
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