Overview of the Patent Process

We are often asked questions by our clients about how the patent filing process works, what steps are invlolved, how much it costs, etc. In an effort to shed some light on the process applying patent, we've come up with a diagram outlining the process, step by step, and included an estimate of the costs involved at each step, including typical attorney fees and USPTO filing fees.

Please keep in mind, depending on the complexity of the patent, the costs can vary greatly. This Document is for informational purposes only. For information about your patent, and the patent law process consult with an attorney or patent agent.

Patent Filing Process and Costs PDF