37 CFR 1.18 - Patent post allowance (including issue) fees.

§ 1.18 Patent post allowance (including issue) fees.
(a) Issue fee for issuing each original patent, except a design or plant patent, or for issuing each reissue patent:
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) $755.00
By other than a small entity $1,510.00
(b) Issue fee for issuing an original design patent:
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) $430.00
By other than a small entity $860.00
(c) Issue fee for issuing an original plant patent:
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) $595.00
By other than a small entity $1,190.00
(d)
Publication fee $300.00.
(e) For filing an application for patent term adjustment under § 1.705: $200.00.
(f) For filing a request for reinstatement of all or part of the term reduced pursuant to § 1.704(b) in an application for patent term adjustment under § 1.705: $400.00.
[65 FR 49195, Aug. 11, 2000, as amended at 65 FR 56391, Sept. 18, 2000; 65 FR 57053, Sept. 20, 2000; 65 FR 78960, Dec. 18, 2000; 68 FR 41534, July 14, 2003; 69 FR 52606, Aug. 27, 2004; 70 FR 3888, Jan. 27, 2005; 72 FR 46902, Aug. 22, 2007; 73 FR 47541, Aug. 14, 2008]
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§ 1.18 Patent post allowance (including issue) fees.

(a) Issue fee for issuing each original patent, except a design or plant patent, or for issuing each reissue patent:

(1) For an issue fee paid on or after January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $240.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 480.00
By other than a small or micro entity 960.00

(2) For an issue fee paid before January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $445.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 890.00
By other than a small or micro entity 1,780.00

(b) Issue fee for issuing an original design patent:

(1) For an issue fee paid on or after January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $140.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 280.00
By other than a small or micro entity 560.00

(2) For an issue fee paid before January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $255.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 510.00
By other than a small or micro entity 1,020.00

(3) For an international design application designating the United States, where an issue fee is paid through the International Bureau (Hague Agreement Rule 12(3)(c)) as an alternative to paying the issue fee under paragraph (b)(1) of this section: The amount specified on the Web site of the World Intellectual Property Organization, currently available at http://www.wipo.int/hague, at the time the fee is paid.

(c) Issue fee for issuing an original plant patent:

(1) For an issue fee paid on or after January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $190.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 380.00
By other than a small or micro entity 760.00

(2) For an issue fee paid before January 1, 2014:

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $350.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 700.00
By other than a small or micro entity 1,400.00

(d)

(1) Publication fee on or after January 1, 2014 $0.00
(2) Publication fee before January 1, 2014 300.00
(3) Republication fee (§ 1.221(a)) 300.00
(e) For filing an application for patent term adjustment under § 1.705: $200.00.
(f) For filing a request for reinstatement of all or part of the term reduced pursuant to § 1.704(b) in an application for patent term adjustment under§ 1.705: $400.00.
[78 FR 4286, Jan. 18, 2013, as amended at 80 FR 17955, Apr. 2, 2015]

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U.S. Code: Title 35 - PATENTS

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 Part 1 after this date.

  • 2015-10-27; vol. 80 # 207 - Tuesday, October 27, 2015
    1. 80 FR 65649 - Changes To Facilitate Applicant's Authorization of Access to Unpublished U.S. Patent Applications by Foreign Intellectual Property Offices
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      Effective Date: The changes in this final rule are effective on November 30, 2015. The revised ADS form (PTO/AIA/14) will be posted on the Office's Web site on or before the effective date. Applicability Date: The changes to 37 CFR 1.14(h) apply to all patent applications filed before November 30, 2015, and to all patent applications filed on or after November 30, 2015.
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