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Fees Rising: USPTO Proposes New Fees in Search of New Revenue

The USPTO has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on patent and PTAB fees with the goal of raising revenue in order to improve patent quality and examination timeliness. Public comments are due by December 2, 2016. The proposal includes: Major increase in inter partes review fees – from $23,000 to $30,500 (petition + institution).  Similar increases for PGR […]
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