USPTO Proposes Fee Increase for PTAB Trials, <i>PTAB Litigation Blog</i>

USPTO Proposes Fee Increase for PTAB Trials, PTAB Litigation Blog

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On September 30, 2016, the USPTO issued a press release seeking comments on proposed patent fee adjustments. The announcement notes that the proposed increases include several PTAB AIA trial fees, “aimed at better aligning these fees with the USPTO’s costs and aiding the PTAB to continue to meet required AIA deadlines.” The USPTO also notes that even with these increases, which the Office says are generally at or below their costs, AIA trials will remain considerably less expensive than traditional litigation.

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