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USPTO Fees and Revenue

Three months into FY2018, the USPTO has released some budget numbers – noting that spending is currently outpacing revenue. However, the Office has an optimistic outlook and is planning for revenue to catch-up (and spending to slow down). Several USPTO fees were modified in January 2018. I’ll note here that the America Invents Act (AIA) […]
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