37 CFR § 41.20 - Fees.

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§ 41.20 Fees.

(a) Petition fee. The fee for filing a petition under this part is: $420.00.

(b) Appeal fees.

(1) For filing a notice of appeal from the examiner to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board:

Table 1 to Paragraph (b)(1)

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $210.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 420.00
By other than a small or micro entity 840.00

(2)

(i) For filing a brief in support of an appeal in an application or ex parte reexamination proceeding: $0.00.

(ii) In addition to the fee for filing a notice of appeal, for filing a brief in support of an appeal in an inter partes reexamination proceeding:

Table 2 to Paragraph (b)(2)(ii)

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $525.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 1,050.00
By other than a small or micro entity 2,100.00

(3) For filing a request for an oral hearing before the Board in an appeal under 35 U.S.C. 134:

Table 3 to Paragraph (b)(3)

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $340.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 680.00
By other than a small or micro entity 1,360.00

(4) In addition to the fee for filing a notice of appeal, for forwarding an appeal in an application or ex parte reexamination proceeding to the Board:

Table 4 to Paragraph (b)(4)

By a micro entity (§ 1.29) $590.00
By a small entity (§ 1.27(a)) 1,180.00
By other than a small or micro entity 2,360.00
[78 FR 4290, Jan. 18, 2013, as amended at 82 FR 52817, Nov. 14, 2017; 85 FR 46993, Aug. 3, 2020]

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