2004 Consolidated Fee Schedule†
(All major credit cards accepted online)
For payment by check or money order, mail to our San Francisco Office.
Payment/Installment Plans may be arranged on a case-by-case basis.
Often we can accommodate rush jobs (1-3 week turnaround time), please ask for availability.
FAQ/Help Guide to Our Services
Provisional Patent Application
Utility Patent Application
Design Patent Application
Low-cost, gives you fast "Patent Pending" & 1 year to file for a Utility Patent.
Best quality, protects useful structures, functions, & and methods- from $1200.
Protects an article's appearance from being copied.
Before investing time and money, we research your idea's likely patentability.
|Great for Artists, product designers, etc.||from $249|
|Do-it-yourself with Our Help $99-$500|
|We draft/file your PPA from $700|
|Patent Agent Preparation/Prosecution Rate||$160/hr|
|Patent Engineer Rate||$100/hr|
|Legal Assistant Rate||$60/hr|
Services that are billed hourly are eligible for a special introductory, initial consultation offer where the first 15 minutes are free. If the free time is not sufficient, we will offer you a special 50% discount off of normal hourly rate for up to one hour, and our normal hourly rate thereafter.
|Basic Search (Simple Mechanical/Design Patents)||$249|
|Normal Search (Average complexity, Most Mechanical)||$400|
|Patentability Opinion (for basic/average complexity)||$150|
|PPA Do-it-yourself Kit and Inventor's Guide||$49.99|
|PPA Do-it-yourself Kit with email Support||$99.99|
|PPA Do-it-yourself Kit with Review||$150|
|PPA Do-it-yourself Kit with Revision||$300|
|PPA Do-it-yourself Kit with Drafting Basic||$500|
|PPA Filing Service (fee for us filling the PPA for you)||$50|
|Top Quality (low complexity-high complexity)||$900-$3750|
|Good Quality (low complexity-high complexity)||$800-3000|
|OK Quality "Drafting Basic Plus"||$700|
NOTE: You may deduct the amount paid for Top or Good Quality Oriented Provisional Patent Applications from the prevailing cost of the flat-fee, full Utility Patent Application. Click Here for more details.
|Very Simple Mechanical||$1200|
|Average Mechanical/ Simple Electrical||$2250|
|Complex Mechanical/Average Electrical/Simple Software||$3000|
|Complex Electrical/Average Software/Simple E-commerce||$4000|
|Complex Software/Complex E-commerce||$5000|
|Patent Consulting Rate||$120/hr|
|Masters Electrical Engineer Consulting Rate||$100/hr|
|Bachelors Electrical Engineer Consulting Rate||$80/hr|
|Marketing Consulting Rate||$72/hr|
|Technical Writing Rate||$60/hr|
|Technical Analysis Report (3-4 weeks)||$700|
|Invention Disclosure Document (3-4 weeks)||$500|
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