Mc Lean, VA asked in Patents (Intellectual Property) for Virginia

Q: I am looking to file a patent under Using A Combination Of Features (e.g., Signature And Fingerprint) class 382/116

I want to know how you can help and fee

1 Lawyer Answer
Griffin Klema
Griffin Klema

A: Patent attorneys analyze an invention to determine if it is patentable (is allowable subject matter under Section 101, is novel under 102, and is non-obvious under 103). Drafting a patent application is very specific, especially the claims. A method claim in a utility patent may run between $3,000 (very simple) up to $10,000 (complex) for the application. Budget $between $1,000 and $3,000 for office action responses (usually at least one, maybe two), and additional USPTO filing fees. All-in you should budget $5,000 to $15,000 for the entire process of securing a utility patent. Good luck!

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