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Fee

Patent Applications
Typical Starting Prices by technology:

Mechanical

$4,000+

Electrical-Mechanical

$5,000+

Electrical/ Software

$6,600+

Internet/ Business Method

$7,000+

Basic Design Patent (includes drawings)

$1,500

Patentability Searches

Basic Electronic Patent Search & Opinion (US Only)

$400

Electronic Patent Search & Opinion (Worldwide)

$600

Basic Manual Search at Patent Office & Opinion

$800+

(Note: 1. Searches do not include document copying charges; and 2. Complex inventions are best conducted manually and are submitted to an independent searcher for an estimate.)

Trademark Applications

United States Application

$500

Trademark Searches for Federal Registration

US Trademark Search & Opinion (word mark) per class

$550

US Trademark Search & Opinion (design mark) per class

$1,100

Copyright Applications

Basic Copyright Application

$300

Software Copyright Application

$500+

Other Services

Hourly Rate

$265 per hour


INITIAL TELEPHONIC CONSULATIONS are free for the first 30 minutes, hourly rates apply to office consultations.

FEES SCHEDULES for Foreign Patent Agents Available Upon Request

Note New Fee Structure Effective October 2, 2008 (revisions effective 01Jan2011)

USPTO: Current Fee Schedule

All of the above fees are estimates of average costs and prices may vary depending upon a number factors including the complexity of the case. The above fee estimates do not include government fees, disbursements, services for subsequent actions and responses as well as enforcement.

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