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USPTO trademark fees set to increase

The USPTO has announced that some trademark fees will increase quite substantially on January 2, 2021.


Application Fees and Registration Maintenance Fees


Description Current Fee New Fee Increase

Application Filing Fee, per Class $275 $350 $75

Filing a Declaration of Continued

Use (§8 or §71), per Class $125 $225 $100

Filing a Combined Renewal

Application and Declaration

of Continued Use (§8 or §71),

per Class $425 $525 $100

(new) Deleting goods, services,

and/or classes after submission

and prior to acceptance of a

Declaration of Continued Use (§8

or §71), per class (no fee if

goods/services are deleted with

filing of Declaration) $0 $250 $250


Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Fees

Description Current Fee New Fee Increase

Filing a Petition to Cancel, $400 $600 $200

per Class

Filing a notice of opposition, $400 $600 $200

per class


Filing a 60-day or 90-day Request

for Extension of Time to File a

Notice of Opposition $100-200 $200-400 $100-200


Filing an Ex Parte Appeal,

per Class $200 $225 $25


(new) Filing an Appeal Brief, $0 $200 $200

per class


(new) Filing Second and

Subsequent Requests for Extension

of Time to File an Appeal Brief,

per Application $0 $100 $100


(new) Filing a request for an oral

hearing, per proceeding $0 $500 $500


Petitions and Other Fees


Filing a Petition to the Director (e.g.,

Petition to Add or Substitute a

Basis After Publication) $100 $250 $150


Filing a Petition to Revive

Abandoned Application $100 $150 $50


(new) Filing a Letter of Protest, per

Subject Application $0 $50 $50

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