DANIEL NESBITT | Hasse & Nesbitt
Attorneys fees for preparing and filing a patent application obviously vary depending upon the complexity of the invention, and the proximity of the prior art to your invention. It truly depends. Attorney's billing rate can also vary depending on your location and the skill and experience of the attorney. Patent expenses during the examination of the application include the filing fee, any "refiling" fees, and the grant fees. The totals from start to grant of the patent can range from $10,000 to $30,000 over a 2-4 year period. An inventors may wish to offer other types of compensation arrangements.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Malhotra Law Firm, PLLC | Deepak Malhotra
The answer is it depends. It depends on the complexity of the subject matter, the number of inventive concepts disclosed and claimed, and the number and severity of office actions received by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.
Answer Applies to: Washington