New fees for registration of US trademarks

4cb347149fb092bf0e1b4db0a26c0705The US Patent Office announced new fees for registration of national trademarks in the country which were entered into force on 14.01.2o17. The fee for a trademark application on paper will be 600$ compare with 375 before that. If the application is filed electronically the fee will be 400$.

The entire list of fees which are changed is as follow:

Fees for Paper Filings

Description

Current Fee

Final Rule Fee

Change

Filing an Application on Paper, per Class

$375

$600

$225

Request to Divide an Application Filed on Paper, per New Application Created

$100

$200

$100

Additional Processing Fee under §2.22(c) or §2.23(c), per Class (paper)

$50

$125

$75

Filing an Application for Renewal of a Registration on Paper, per Class

$400

$500

$100

Additional Fee for Filing a Renewal Application During the Grace Period on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Correcting a Deficiency in a Renewal Application via Paper Filing

$100

$200

$100

Filing an Affidavit under §8 of the Act on Paper, per Class

$100

$225

$125

Additional Fee for Filing a §8 Affidavit During the Grace Period on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Correcting a Deficiency in a §8 Affidavit via Paper Filing

$100

$200

$100

Filing an Affidavit under §15 of the Act on Paper, per Class

$200

$300

$100

Filing to Publish a Mark under §12(c) on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Issuing New Certificate of Registration upon Request of Registrant, Request Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Certificate of Correction of Registrant’s Error, Request Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Disclaimer to a Registration, on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Filing an Amendment to a Registration, on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Filing an Amendment to Allege Use under §1(c) of the Act on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Statement of Use under §1(d)(1) of the Act on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Request under §1(d)(2) of the Act for a Six-Month Extension of Time for Filing a Statement of Use under §1(d)(1) of the Act on Paper, per Class

$150

$225

$75

Certifying an International Application Based on a Single Application or Registration, Filed on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Certifying an International Application Based on More Than One Basic Application or Registration Filed on Paper, per Class

$150

$250

$100

Transmitting a Request to Record an Assignment or Restriction, or Release of a Restriction, under §7.23 or §7.24 Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Notice of Replacement under §7.28 on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Filing an Affidavit under §71 of the Act on Paper, per Class

$100

$225

$125

Surcharge for Filing an Affidavit under §71 of the Act During Grace Period on Paper, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Transmitting a Subsequent Designation under §7.21, Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Correcting a Deficiency in a §71 Affidavit Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Petition to Cancel on Paper, per Class

$300

$500

$200

Filing a Notice of Opposition on Paper, per Class

$300

$500

$200

Ex Parte Appeal to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Filed on Paper, per Class

$100

$300

$200

Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of Opposition under §2.102(c)(1)(ii) or (c)(2) on Paper, per Application

$200

n/a

Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of Opposition under §2.102(c)(3) on Paper, per Application

$300

n/a

Petitions to the Director Filed on Paper

$100

$200

$100

Fees for Electronic Filings

Description

Current Fee

Final Rule Fee

Change

Filing an Application through TEAS Regular, per Class

$325

$400

$75

Additional Processing Fee under §2.22(c) or §2.23(c), per Class (electronic)

$50

$125

$75

Filing an Affidavit under §8 of the Act through TEAS, per Class

$100

$125

$25

Filing an Affidavit under §71 of the Act through TEAS, per Class

$100

$125

$25

Filing a Request under §1(d)(2) of the Act for a Six-Month Extension of Time for Filing a Statement of Use under §1(d)(1) of the Act through TEAS, per Class

$150

$125

($25)

Filing a Petition to Cancel through ESTTA, per Class

$300

$400

$100

Filing a Notice of Opposition through ESTTA, per Class

$300

$400

$100

Ex Parte Appeal to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Filed through ESTTA, per Class

$100

$200

$100

Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of Opposition under §2.102(c)(1)(ii) or (c)(2) through ESTTA, per Application

n/a

$100

n/a

Filing a Request for an Extension of Time to File a Notice of Opposition under §2.102(c)(3) through ESTTA, per Application

n/a

$200

n/a

Miscellaneous Services Fees

Description

Current Fee

Final Rule Fee

Change

Unspecified Other Services, Excluding Labor

At cost

n/a

n/a

Establish Deposit Account

$10

n/a

n/a

Self-Service Copy Charge, per Page Copishare Card

$0.25

n/a

n/a

Labor Charges for Services, per Hour or Fraction Thereof

$40

n/a

n/a

Additional Fee for Expedited Service

$160

n/a

Additional Fee for Overnight Delivery

$40

n/a

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