37 CFR 1.19 - Document supply fees.

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§ 1.19 Document supply fees.
The United States Patent and Trademark Office will supply copies of the following patent-related documents upon payment of the fees indicated. Paper copies will be in black and white unless the original document is in color, a color copy is requested and the fee for a color copy is paid.
(a) Uncertified copies of patent application publications and patents:
(1) Printed copy of the paper portion of a patent application publication or patent, including a design patent, statutory invention registration, or defensive publication document. Service includes preparation of copies by the Office within two to three business days and delivery by United States Postal Service; and preparation of copies by the Office within one business day of receipt and delivery to an Office Box or by electronic means (e.g., facsimile, electronic mail)— $3.00.
(2) Printed copy of a plant patent in color: $15.00.
(3) Color copy of a patent (other than a plant patent) or statutory invention registration containing a color drawing $25.00.
(b) Copies of Office documents to be provided in paper, or in electronic form, as determined by the Director (for other patent-related materials see § 1.21(k)):
(1) Copy of a patent application as filed, or a patent-related file wrapper and contents, stored in paper in a paper file wrapper, in an image format in an image file wrapper, or if color documents, stored in paper in an Artifact Folder:
(i) If provided on paper:
(A) Application as filed: $20.00.
(B) File wrapper and contents of 400 or fewer pages: $200.00.
(C) Additional fee for each additional 100 pages or portion thereof of file wrapper and contents: $40.00.
(D) Individual application documents, other than application as filed, per document: $25.00.
(ii) If provided on compact disc or other physical electronic medium in a single order:
(A) Application as filed: $20.00.
(B) File wrapper and contents, first physical electronic medium: $55.00.
(C) Additional fee for each continuing physical electronic medium in the single order of paragraph (b)(1)(ii)(B) of this section: $15.00.
(iii) If provided electronically (e.g., by electronic transmission) other than on a physical electronic medium as specified in paragraph (b)(1)(ii) of this section:
(A) Application as filed: $20.00.
(B) File wrapper and contents: $55.00.
(iv) If provided to a foreign intellectual property office pursuant to a priority document exchange agreement (see § 1.14(h)(1)) ...... 0.00.
(2) Copy of patent-related file wrapper contents that were submitted and are stored on compact disc or other electronic form (e.g., compact discs stored in an Artifact Folder), other than as available in paragraph (b)(1) of this section:
(i) If provided on compact disc or other physical electronic medium in a single order:
(A) First physical electronic medium in a single order: $55.00.
(B) Additional fee for each continuing physical electronic medium in the single order of paragraph (b)(2)(i) of this section: $15.00.
(ii) If provided electronically other than on a physical electronic medium per order: $55.00.
(3) Copy of Office records, except copies available under paragraph (b)(1) or (2) of this section: $25.00.
(4) For assignment records, abstract of title and certification, per patent: $25.00.
(c) Library service (35 U.S.C. 13): For providing to libraries copies of all patents issued annually, per annum—$50.00
(d) For list of all United States patents and statutory invention registrations in a subclass—$3.00
(e) Uncertified statement as to status of the payment of maintenance fees due on a patent or expiration of a patent—$10.00
(f) Uncertified copy of a non-United States patent document, per document—$25.00
(g) Petitions for documents in a form other than that provided by this part, or in a form other than that generally provided by the Director, will be decided in accordance with the merits of each situation. Any petition seeking a decision under this section must be accompanied by the petition fee set forth in § 1.17(h) and, if the petition is granted, the documents will be provided at cost.
(h) [Reserved]
[56 FR 65152, Dec. 13, 1991, as amended at 57 FR 38195, Aug. 21, 1992; 58 FR 38723, July 20, 1993; 60 FR 41022, Aug. 11, 1995; 62 FR 40452, July 29, 1997; 64 FR 67486, Dec. 2, 1999; 65 FR 54658, Sept. 8, 2000; 65 FR 57053, Sept. 20, 2000; 67 FR 70849, Nov. 27, 2002; 69 FR 56537, Sept. 21, 2004; 72 FR 1668, Jan. 16, 2007]

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  • 2014-03-05; vol. 79 # 43 - Wednesday, March 5, 2014
    1. 79 FR 12384 - Changes to Continued Prosecution Application Practice
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, United States Patent and Trademark Office
      Interim rule.
      Effective Date: March 5, 2014. Comment Deadline Date: Written comments must be received on or before May 5, 2014.
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Title 37 published on 2013-07-01

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  • 2014-03-12; vol. 79 # 48 - Wednesday, March 12, 2014
    1. 79 FR 13962 - Extension of Deadline for Requesting To Testify at the Public Hearings on the Proposed Changes To Require Identification of Attributable Owner
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Notice of public hearings and extension of period for requesting to testify.
      Public Hearing Dates: The first public hearing will take place on March 13, 2014, from 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) until 4 p.m. EDT, in Alexandria, Virginia. The second public hearing will take place on March 26, 2014, from 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) until noon PDT, in San Francisco, California. Requests To Provide Oral Testimony: Those wishing to provide oral testimony must submit a request to do so in writing no later than March 12, 2014. Members of the public who wish to attend solely to observe need not submit a request to attend.
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