Utility Patent Applications
Basic patent search
required before application accepted.
2. Pre-payments prior to each application stage.
Applicant advised in writing, with copies, at each step.
4. Low complexity, single-focus subjects only.
Stage 1: Application
preparation & filing
$3,000 attorney fees plus
USPTO fees due at filing (filing, search and examination fees - see
USPTO Fee Schedule)
costs: $400, Standard-form Assignment preparation and recording;
at cost, USPTO excess claim/page
Stage 2: Application
$1,800 attorney fees (claim amendments/arguments)
additional costs: affidavits, declarations,
appeals, re-filings, time extensions, responses after final, continued
the standard $240 hourly rate. Only with
Stage 3: Post-Allowance
$450 attorney fees (normal handling and reporting) plus USPTO issue fee -
USPTO Fee Schedule
USPTO fees are significant and subject to change.
Written estimates provided for other fields
and/or other complexity levels.
All applications by an experienced registered
contact the firm