These articles discusses the costs in terms of realistic budgetary estimates and strategies for minimizing legal costs when patenting your invention. When you are starting to cost your patent legal needs Primarily, the information warns about the dangers of a cheap provisional patent application.
A provisional patent application (PPA) is not a cheap option but it is a lower cost alternative to a non provisional patent application. The reason is that although the provisional patent application has lower minimum requirements than the nonprovisional patent application, the PPA has to disclose all of the details that the NPA must disclose. […]
Provisional patent applications are lower cost, but not cheap Provisional patent applications are frequently misunderstood, and in my opinion, misused. Oftentimes, provisional applications are thought to be the poor man’s patent or the cheap patent. However, the provisional patent application is merely a lower cost option as best described by the United States Patent and […]
The overall cost to secure a patent is around $7000 to $20,000. This includes the short term costs to prepare and file a patent application and the long term costs to examine the patent application.The short term cost to prepare and file a patent application (i.e., secure patent pendency) is about $5,000 to $10,000 on average. This is just … [...]