Premier IP Protection, LLC
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Premier IP Protection, LLC
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Our Services & Fee Schedules

Our fee schedule is designed to be affordable. Our policy is only to provide services after you sign our Engagement Agreement for Legal Services. Our fees for typical services are as follows:

 
Patent Services Fee
Patentability Search with Opinion Letter Minimum $350, all other searches Quoted on Fixed Fee Basis
Preparation and filing, of New Patent Application Prepared by Premier IP Protection, LLC Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis
Preliminary Review of and Forwarding of Official Action to Client $50.00
Study Official Action, Cited References and Preparation of Response to Official Action Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis
Preparation, docketing and filing of Continuing Patent Application $375.00

Preparation, docketing and filing of Continuation-in-Part Patent Application

Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis

Preparation of Assignment
Document, docketing, forwarding for execution, filing for recordation, and returning recorded assignment to client

$400.00

Preparation of and filing Claim of Priority

$100.00 plus cost for ordering priority document when required

Preparation of, docketing and filing Response to Notice to File Missing Parts of Application

$335.00

Preparation of, and forwarding Declaration for execution and filing

$235.00

Preparation of, and filing Preliminary Amendment Before Examination of Patent Application

Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis

Review of, and filing Information Disclosure Statement with Patent Application

$200.00

Docketing, preparing and filing Information Disclosure Statement after filing of patent application

Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis

Forwarding Filing Receipt to Client

$50.00

Preparing Request for Filing Receipt Correction, docketing and filing

$125.00

Preparation and filing Petition for Extension of Time

$75.00, client to pay extension fee imposed by USPTO at time of filing Petition

Preparation of , docketing, and filing Notice of Appeal

$300.00

Preparation of, docketing and filing Appeal Brief with Board of Appeals

Quoted on a Fixed Fee Basis

Filing Request for Oral Hearing on Appeal

$200.00

Preparation and filing of Terminal Disclaimer

$275.00

Receipt, review of application for completeness and forwarding Notice of Allowance to Client

$250.00

Reviewing and filing formal drawings after Notice of Allowance

$100.00 plus patent draftsman charges to prepare formal drawings

Forwarding payment of Issue Fee to USPTO and forwarding notice to client

$125.00 client to advance statutory issue fee imposed by USPTO at time of forwarding to USPTO

Receipt, review, docketing for maintenance fee and forwarding issued Patent to Client

$150.00

Preparation of, docketing and filing Certificate of Correction

$175.00

Rushed Handling for Filing Patent Application in less than six weeks from receiving Invention Disclosure from client

Quoted fixed fee
All Other Domestic Patent Matters including expert witness testimony, litigation services, licensing services, and corporate discount rates for handling groups of patent application filings Quoted fixed fee

Foreign Patent Matters

Quoted fixed fee

If you would like to engage our services to help you with determining whether your invention appears to be patentable, send us a brief description of your invention using our invention disclosure form, and be sure to indicate the date the invention was first reduced to practice and whether you have sold or offered to sell your invention to the public. We will promptly reply by providing you with a fixed price quote for conducting a preliminary patentability search and for preparing and filing a patent application on your behalf. All communications with our office are held in the strictest confidence.

Review our fee agreement, confidential disclosure agreement, and invention disclosure form.

 
Copyright Services Fee
Copyright Search with Opinion Letter: $500.00 (min.)
Preparation and filing of Copyright Application: $300.00
Preparation and filing of Mask Work Application: $300.00
Filing of Copyright Application when prepared by client: $200.00
Filing of Mask Work Application when prepared by client: $200.00
Responding to Official Action from Copyright Office: Quoted Price
Rush Handling: $100.00
Filing Request for Special Handling with Copyright Office: $300.00
 
Trademark Services Fee
Undertake Comprehensive Trademark Search including Opinion Letter ( one class, one mark ) $700.00
Preparation, docketing and filing Trademark Application- one class. $500.00
Docketing and Filing Trademark Application, prepared by client-one class $250.00
Receiving and reporting Official Action to Client $100.00
Preparing Response to Official Action Quoted Fixed Fee
Docketing and Checking for Sections 8 and 15 Renewal Declarations, and forwarding certificates $200.00
Filing Trademark Affidavit under Sections 8 & 15 or Section 8-one class $400.00
Preparation of and filing of Trademark Renewal Application-one class $850.00
Preparation of and filing Notice of Opposition and Petition to Cancel Fixed Fee
Filing Amendment for Alleged Use or Statement of Use-one class $500.00
Filing Amendment for Alleged Use or Statement of Use prepared by client - one class $375.00
Preparation of and filing Request for Extension of Time-one class $375.00
Additional Requests for Extension of Time after First Request-one class $400.00
Preparation of and filing Request to Divide Application $350.00
Preparation and filing of Assignment $250.00
Preparation and filing of formal drawing Quoted Fixed Fee
Assignment Search Quoted Fixed Fee
Rush Handling $100.00
 
Trade Secret Services Fee
Evaluation of Procedures to Protect Trade Secrets and Issuance of Opinion Letter Quoted Fixed Fee

If you would like to engage our services in helping you evaluate your procedures to protect trade secrets, please use trade secret disclosure form to provide us with a brief description of the trade secrets you want to protect. We will promptly reply by providing you with a fixed fee quote for evaluating your procedures to protect trade secrets. All communications with our office are held in the strictest confidence.

 
Intellectual Property Audits Fee
Evaluation of Procedures to Protect Intellectual Property Rights, Including, But Not Limited To The Following: Internal Process For Reporting Inventions to Management; Product Clearance Studies; Need for Patent, Trademark and Copyright Protection; and Evaluating Likelihood of Infringement
Quoted Fixed Fee
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