Tuesday, March 5 2024   \  Published by USPTO.

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) news and announcements

Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) news and announcements

March 1, 2024 Changes to PCT Fees

The International Bureau of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has informed the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) that due to changes in the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar with regard to the Swiss franc, the dollar amounts of the following fees for international applications filed in the United States Receiving Office will be changed and will go into effect March 1, 2024.

- International filing fee - $1,562

- International filing fee-filed electronically without ePCT or PCT-EASY .zip file - $1,445

- International filing fee-filed electronically with ePCT or PCT-EASY .zip file - $1,327

- Supplemental fee for each additional page over 30 - $18

The International Bureau of the WIPO has informed the USPTO that due to changes in the exchange rate of the U.S. dollar with regard to the Swiss franc, the dollar amount for the handling fee required by USPTO when acting as an International Preliminary Examining Authority will be changed and will go into effect March 1, 2024. Read more

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