Patent and trademark fees to increase Oct. 1 to reflect CPI; PTO requests comments.
This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet
PATENT AND TRADEMARK FILING FEES TO INCREASE IN OCTOBER, according to a notice of proposed rulemaking in the May 26 Federal Register. The Patent and Trademark Office plans to adjust statutory patent fees on Oct. 1 to reflect a projected 3.2% increase in the urban Consumer Price Index, as calculated by the Office of Management and Budget.
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