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USPTO to increase fees, including 72% IPR request fee change

Michael Loney, New York


The USPTO has released a final rule detailing fee increases to go into effect in January. The combined cost of an inter partes review request and institution at the Patent Trial and Appeal Board will go up to $30,500

USPTO logoThe USPTO has announced its fees will go up, effective 16 2018.

The USPTO explained in a final rule published November 14: "Following a biennial review of fees, costs, and revenues that began in 2015, the Office concluded that targeted...


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