37 CFR § 42.15 - Fees.

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§ 42.15 Fees.

(a) On filing a petition for inter partes review of a patent, payment of the following fees are due:

(1) Inter Partes Review request fee: $19,000.00

(2) Inter Partes Review Post-Institution fee: $22,500.00

(3) In addition to the Inter Partes Review request fee, for requesting a review of each claim in excess of 20: $375.00

(4) In addition to the Inter Partes Post-Institution request fee, for requesting a review of each claim in excess of 20: $750.00

(b) On filing a petition for post-grant review or covered business method patent review of a patent, payment of the following fees are due:

(1) Post-Grant or Covered Business Method Patent Review request fee: $20,000.00

(2) Post-Grant or Covered Business Method Patent Review Post-Institution fee: $27,500.00

(3) In addition to the Post-Grant or Covered Business Method Patent Review request fee, for requesting a review of each claim in excess of 20: $475.00

(4) In addition to the Post-Grant or Covered Business Method Patent Review Post-Institution fee, for requesting a review of each claim in excess of 20: $1,050.00

(c) On the filing of a petition for a derivation proceeding, payment of the following fee is due:

(1) Derivation petition fee: $420.00.

(2) [Reserved]

(d) Any request requiring payment of a fee under this part, including a written request to make a settlement agreement available: $420.00.

(e) Fee for non-registered practitioners to appear pro hac vice before the Patent Trial and Appeal Board: $250.00.

[85 FR 46993, Aug. 3, 2020]