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Issue 28 Aug 2019


Currently, a fundamental change has been proposed in the USA with regards to the patent fees according to the announcement of the United States Patent & Trademark Office.

In line with the recent update, the patent application fee which is USD 300 will be raised to USD 320 whilst the fee will step-up to USD 1,200 for large businesses and will be increased to USD 600 for small businesses.

On the other hand, the fee will be increased to USD 300 for very small businesses.

There has been a drastic change in inter partes review; accordingly, it will be increased to USD 19,500 from its current fee of USD 15,000.

Kindly be informed that these are all proposed fees for public comment period which will last 60 days so that the finalization of these alterations is expected in 2020.

Should you or one of your team members need further information on this, please contact us at dubai@unitedtm.com