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Amendment


37 CFR--PART 41

View Printed Federal Register page 85 FR 46993 in PDF format.

Amendment(s) published August 3, 2020, in 85 FR 46993

Effective Dates: Oct. 2, 2020

16. Section 41.20 is amended by revising paragraphs (a), (b)(1), (b)(2)(ii), and (b)(3) and (4) to read as follows:

§41.20   Fees.

(a) Petition fee. The fee for filing a petition under this part is: $420.00.

(b) *  *  *

(1) For filing a notice of appeal from the examiner to the Patent Trial and Appeal Board:

Table 1 to Paragraph (b)(1)

      
By a micro entity (§1.29)$210.00
By a small entity (§1.27(a))420.00
By other than a small or micro entity840.00

(2) *  *  *

(ii) In addition to the fee for filing a notice of appeal, for filing a brief in support of an appeal in an inter partes reexamination proceeding:

Table 2 to Paragraph (b)(2)(ii)

      
By a micro entity (§1.29)$525.00
By a small entity (§1.27(a))1,050.00
By other than a small or micro entity2,100.00

(3) For filing a request for an oral hearing before the Board in an appeal under 35 U.S.C. 134:

Table 3 to Paragraph (b)(3)

      
By a micro entity (§1.29)$340.00
By a small entity (§1.27(a))680.00
By other than a small or micro entity1,360.00

(4) In addition to the fee for filing a notice of appeal, for forwarding an appeal in an application or ex parte reexamination proceeding to the Board:

Table 4 to Paragraph (b)(4)

      
By a micro entity (§1.29)$590.00
By a small entity (§1.27(a))1,180.00
By other than a small or micro entity2,360.00

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