The costs, fees & price of getting a patent will vary depending on your type of patent. While it’s possible to file for a patent yourself, our clients find the work it takes to do it right often becomes more expensive than hiring a qualified attorney. Feeling assured that you inventions is protected in the best manner possible will more than pays for the low fees you’ll spend with us.

Design Patent Costs

For Design Patents, we charge flat fees to prepare and file an application.

Design Patents

Legal Fee: $2250 (including up to four pages of drawings)
Filing Fee: $255.
Fee for Each Additional Page of Drawings:  $350.

Design Patent Prosecution:

Most Office Actions: $1650.
Legal Fee to Review Notice of Allowance, Attend to Issue Fee and Advise on Same: $650.
Issue Fee (assuming qualified as microentity): $185.

Utility Patent Costs

We prepare individual quotes for utility applications. Each invention has it’s own unique set of guidelines to receive the best protection possible for it. The quotes can vary depending on the levels of complexity of filing. We present and discuss these options with our clients in our consultations together.

The first thing to consider may be whether a provisional or non-provisional utility patent is right for you and your invention. Here are some general fees and costs for both:

For Simple, Non-Provisional Utility Applications

Examples – an improved design for a spatula, a new lint screen for a dryer, etc.
Legal Fee: $4980.
Filing Fee: $455. (assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $230. (assuming two pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $5665.

For Simple, Provisional Utility Applications

Legal Fee: $3385.
Filing Fee: $75.(assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $230. (assuming two pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $3690.

There are more complex filings which may increase the price. It is important to talk with an experienced patent attorney to discuss what the various filing levels or options are for your invention to get the best protection for your budget.


For Moderately Complex, Non-Provisional Utility Applications

Examples – Simple software applications, improved drill bit, etc.
Legal Fee: $7540.
Filing Fee: $455. (assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $690. (assuming six pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $8685.

For Moderately Complex, Provisional Utility Applications

Examples – Simple software applications, improved drill bit, etc.
Legal Fee: $5130.
Filing Fee: $75. (assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $690. (assuming six pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $5895.


For Complex, Non-Provisional Utility Applications

Examples – Computer design, involved software, transmission improvement, etc.
Legal Fee: $11,230.
Filing Fee: $455. (assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $1380. (assuming twelve pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $13,065.

For Complex, Provisional Utility Applications

Examples – Computer design, involved software, transmission improvement, etc.
Legal Fee: $7650.
Filing Fee: $75. (assuming qualifies as microentity)
Drawings: $1380. (assuming twelve pages of drawings – $115 each additional page)

Total: $9105.


Utility Patent Prosecution

Examples – Computer design, involved software, transmission improvement, etc.
Simple Office Actions: $2100.
Simple Office Actions: $3500.
Simple Office Actions: $4900.
Legal Fee to Review Notice of Allowance, Attend to Issue Fee and Advise on Same: $1200.
Issue Fee (assuming qualified as microentity): $600.

The Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian

Sherinian Law Attorneys

Experienced Patent Attorneys

Patent Law is Complicated. The attorneys at the Law Offices of Konrad Sherinian have extensive experience in patent matters. We’ve helped clients obtain numerous patents, including more difficult categories such as software, electronics, and the mechanical arts. We have obtained numerous patents in the United States and throughout the world. In addition, we have litigated patent cases on behalf of both plaintiffs and defendants in District Courts throughout the United States.

Contact Us Today

Whether you are at the initial starting stage, or trying to protect and enforce what you’ve already have, we can help patent and protect your idea or invention. Reach out to us today. We will quickly set up a time when you can speak to an experienced patent attorney.