Am I a Micro Entity for Patent Fees?

Prosecuting and maintaining a patent can get expensive on government fees alone.  Luckily, some applicants can qualify for discounts on patent prosecution expenses. Prior to the America Invents Act (AIA), the largest reduction of fees an applicant can have is 50%, and this only happens if the applicant qualifies as a “small entity” as defined…

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Am I a Small Entity for Patent Fees?

Prosecuting and maintaining a patent can get expensive on government fees alone.  Luckily, some applicants can qualify for discounts on patent prosecution expenses. Prior to the America Invents Act (AIA), the largest reduction of fees an applicant can have is 50%, and this only happens if the applicant qualifies as a “small entity” as defined…

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