Fees

Consulting

  • Free initial consultation.
  • Assignments requiring travel: $110/hr plus expenses.
  • Office work: $100/hr for projects of 1 - 10 hours long.
  • $90/hr for projects longer than 11 hours.
  • Patent prosecution

  • Provisional patent applications are estimated to cost from about $1000 - $2000.
  • Design patent applications are estimated to cost from about $1000 - $2000.
  • Non-provisional patent applications are estimated to cost from about $2000 - $5000.
  • Costs depend on the complexity of the application.

    Patenting is an expensive undertaking. With few exceptions, the Patent Office charges fees for the various steps involved in the patent prosecution process. Click here to view fees charged by the US Patent Office.

    For work done over the Internet, I will ask that certain fees such as US Patent Office fees be paid in advance through PayPal.