37 CFR 1.482 - International preliminary examination fees.

§ 1.482 International preliminary examination fees.

(a) The following fees and charges for international preliminary examination are established by the Director under the authority of 35 U.S.C. 376:

(1) The following preliminary examination fee is due on filing the Demand:

(i) If an international search fee as set forth in § 1.445(a)(2) has been paid on the international application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office as an International Searching Authority:

(A) For an international preliminary examination fee paid on or after January 1, 2014:
By a micro entity ( § 1.29 ) $150.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) $300.00
By other than a small or micro entity $600.00
(B) For an international preliminary examination fee paid before January 1, 2014 $600.00
(ii) If the International Searching Authority for the international application was an authority other than the United States Patent and Trademark Office:
(A) For an international preliminary examination 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
(B) For an international preliminary examination fee paid before January 1, 2014 $750.00
(2) An additional preliminary examination fee when required, per additional invention:
(i) If the international preliminary examination fee set forth in paragraph (a)(1) of this section was paid on or after January 1, 2014:
By a micro entity ( § 1.29 ) $150.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) $300.00
By other than a small or micro entity $600.00
(ii) If the international preliminary examination fee set forth in paragraph (a)(1) of this section was paid before January 1, 2014 $600.00

(b) The handling fee is due on filing the Demand and shall be prescribed in PCT Rule 57.

[ 78 FR 17107, Mar. 20, 2013]

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