Michael Ries & Associates, intellectual property law       

 

Patent

 

Utility U.S. Patent Application Filing- Typical Cost  
     US Government PTO Small Entity Filing Fee

2$2,600 to $3,600. 
385.  

International PCT Patent Application Filing (Based on Previously Filed U.S. Application)

3$2,100.

Patent Search (Optional)

$300.

Patent Office Action First Response

$350 to $650.

Patent Maintenance Fee

PTO fee  +        $100.

Design Patent Filing  
   US PTO Small Entity Filing Fee

2$850.
$165.

Patent Infringement Opinion

$1,500.

 

 

Patent Appeal To Board of Appeal and Interferences

      4$1,560.

Trademark

 

Trademark Filing  
   US PTO Filing Fee

$50.
    $335.

Trademark Full Search

$350.

Trademark Exact Name Search

$150.

Trademark Renewal Application

5$300.

Trademark Affidavit of Use (Section 8)

5$200.

Trademark Affidavit of Use (Section 15)

5$400.

Trademark Registration Watch Service

$300.

Copyright

 

Copyright Filing                                                       US Government Copyright Filing Fee

$150. 
$35  

General/Litigation

 

Non-Disclosure Agreement

$200.00

General Patent Prosecution

$150.00/hr.

Patent, Trademark, Copyright, Trade Secret Litigation

$200.00/hr.

1All fees will vary based on complexity of subject matter. 

2 Typically the cost of formal drawings is included therefore total cost is filing fee + PTO fee

3Includes filing fee for initial designation of all countries.

4*Includes PTO notice of appeal and brief fee

5 Includes PTO filing fees