As a result of the Leahy-Smith Patent Reform Act, Patent Fees will increase on September 26, 2011, by about 15%.

Concerning Design Patents, fees will increase to (small entity fees shown in parentheticals):

Filing Fee: Design - $250 (125)

Examination Fee: Design - $160 (80)

Search Fee: Design - $120 (60)

Issue Fee: Design - $990 (495)

Extension Fees:

First Month - $150 (75)

Second Month - $560 (280)

Third Month - $1270 (635)

Fourth Month - $1980 (990)

Fifth Month - $2690 (1345)