What is the filing fee for a patent?

Answer The basic filing fee for a patent filed on or after December 8, 2004 is $330. There is also a small patent item fee, if applicable, of $165 as of 2010. For electronic filing, there is a small entit... Read More »

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Steps to Filing a Patent?

A patent prevents others from using, selling or making a protected invention for a limited time. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office grants three different types of patents: utility, design and pl... Read More »

What are the Filing Fees for a Patent Application?

Patents give inventors of original and novel work the exclusive rights to use, make and distribute the patented work. The three types of patents are utility, design and plant. Each covers a differe... Read More »

Can Filing Bankruptcy Prevent a Creditor From Filing a Mechanic's Lien?

A significant benefit of a bankruptcy filing is the automatic stay. The automatic stay is a court injunction that automatically prevents the filing of any liens and lawsuits once the bankruptcy cas... Read More »

What is the difference between patent attorneys and patent agents?

Patent attorneys and patent agents both help inventors process patent applications, but only attorneys can represent inventors in litigation or legal transactions.The Role of Patent AttorneysAttorn... Read More »