509 Payment of Fees

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509 Payment of Fees

Micro-Entities and the Current Fee Schedule

The America Invents Act was signed into law on Friday. This opens the "Micro-Entity" as an option for 75% reduced fees. I believe the USPTO should provide an overall 75% off for micro-entities until they are able to promulgate new rules for micro-entity fees. As it currently stands, Micro-entities will be subject to the 15% surcharge as will all entities. This is not what was intended with the new rules and needs ...more »


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