USPTO tacks hefty fees on new patent procedures
Independent inventors and SMEs may be out of luck if they want their patents reviewed by the USPTO
If the Office's proposed fees for supplemental patent examination and reexamination are any indication, getting patents reviewed through the new USPTO procedures rather than settling or ending up in court may not be an option for smaller entities.
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