Intellectual Property Protection

Description Professional Fee Government Fee
Initial Consultation No Charge
Non-Provisional Patent Application $7000 – $10,000 $455-$830
Design Patent Application $1750 $250
Provisional Patent Application $2500-$5000 $70-140
Substantive Office Action – Patent $650-$3000
Substantive Office Action – Trademark $500-$2000
US Patent Search (including foreign patent search) $1500-$2000
Professional Drawings Get in Touch
Federal Trademark Application (any one number of international classes) $950 $250-$350
Copyright Registration $300
International PCT Patent Application (based on prepared Application) $2,500 $1700
European Patent Application (EPO) $2,000 $1600
Hourly rate for all other legal services $525
Drafting and Recording A Transfer of Ownership $250
Patent Maintenance and Renewal $150-$350
Statement of Use - Trademark $300 $100

While this list is not exhaustive, we can provide fixed fee quotes for various projects to keep control of the legal costs with the client. Please contact us for an estimate for our services in your specific case.

In addition to attorney fees, the total cost of an application or submission will also include government fees. For a list of the current government fees, click the appropriate link below.

New AIA Fee structure:

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) introduced a new “Micro Entity” Status which will be of particular interest to independent inventors. It offers a discount of 75% on fees associated with filing and prosecuting U.S. patent applications before the USPTO. Please Click on Micro Entity to see if you qualify, and FAQs for more information.

Copyright Office | MDE Patent

US Copyright Office Fees