Posts Tagged: issue fee


PPAC Fee Hearing Discusses Proposed Increases to Late Payments, AIA Trial Fees

Lisa Jorgenson, executive director of the American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA), asked the agency to better justify the increased surcharge for late maintenance fee payments as …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 5

New Patent Fees: USPTO Exercises Fee Setting Authority

The final rules on patent fees will publish in the Federal Register on Friday, January 18, 2013. Fees are going up for most, but not as much as feared. …
By Gene Quinn
7 years ago 5

Patent Office Technology: Improving Efficiency with ePetitions

“The ePetitions program is an instrumental part of the USPTO’s continuing efforts to expand its eCommerce capabilities and augment its ability to provide new tools and …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0

USPTO Automates Filing of Patent Petitions

The automated petition process uses the USPTO's new e-Petition system. With e-Petition the data is input through a secure web interface and the petition is decided automatically, …
By Gene Quinn
9 years ago 0