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: $400.00.

(b)Appeal fees.

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

By a micro entity ( § 1.29 ) $200.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) 400.00
By other than a small or micro entity 800.00

(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:

By a micro entity ( § 1.29 ) $500.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) 1,000.00
By other than a small or micro entity 2,000.00

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

By a micro entity ( § 1.29 ) $325.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) 650.00
By other than a small or micro entity 1,300.00

(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:

By a micro entity ( § 1.29 of this chapter) $560.00
By a small entity ( § 1.27(a) ) of this chapter) 1,120.00
By other than a small or micro entity 2,240.00
[ 78 FR 4290, Jan. 18, 2013, as amended at 82 FR 52817, Nov. 14, 2017]

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Title 37 published on 01-Feb-2018 04:04

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 37 CFR Part 41 after this date.

  • 2017-11-14; vol. 82 # 218 - Tuesday, November 14, 2017
    1. 82 FR 52780 - Setting and Adjusting Patent Fees During Fiscal Year 2017
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      DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE, Patent and Trademark Office
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective on January 16, 2018. The changes to § 1.18(b)(1) shall apply to those international design applications under the Hague Agreement having a date of international registration on or after January 16, 2018.
      37 CFR Parts 1, 41, and 42