37 CFR 1.445 - International application filing, processing and search fees.

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§ 1.445 International application filing, processing and search fees.
(a) The following fees and charges for international applications are established by law or by the Director under the authority of 35 U.S.C. 376:
(1) A transmittal fee (see 35 U.S.C. 361(d) and PCT Rule 14) consisting of:
(i) A basic portion $240.00
(ii) A non-electronic filing fee portion for any international application designating the United States of America that is filed on or after November 15, 2011, other than by the Office electronic filing system, except for a plant application:
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) $200.00
By other than a small entity $400.00
(2) A search fee (see 35 U.S.C. 361(d) and PCT Rule 16)..........$2,080.00
(3) A supplemental search fee when required, per additional invention..........$2,080.00
(4) A fee equivalent to the transmittal fee in paragraph (a)(1) of this section for transmittal of an international application to the International Bureau for processing in its capacity as a Receiving Office (PCT Rule 19.4).
(b) The international filing fee shall be as prescribed in PCT Rule 15.
[68 FR 59888, Oct. 20, 2003, as amended at 70 FR 3891, Jan. 27, 2005; 72 FR 51563, Sept. 10, 2007; 73 FR 66759, Nov. 12, 2008; 76 FR 70653, Nov. 15, 2011]

Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

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  • 2014-11-14; vol. 79 # 220 - Friday, November 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68121 - Changes to Continued Prosecution Application Practice
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective on November 14, 2014. The continued prosecution application interim rule published on March 5, 2014 at 79 FR 12384 was effective on March 5, 2014.
      37 CFR Part 1

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Title 37 published on 2014-07-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR 1 after this date.

  • 2014-11-14; vol. 79 # 220 - Friday, November 14, 2014
    1. 79 FR 68121 - Changes to Continued Prosecution Application Practice
      GPO FDSys XML | Text
      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: This final rule is effective on November 14, 2014. The continued prosecution application interim rule published on March 5, 2014 at 79 FR 12384 was effective on March 5, 2014.
      37 CFR Part 1