On January 18, 2013, the USPTO identified a fee schedule that became effective on March 19, 2013 (Federal Register/ Vol. 78, No. 13/ January 18, 2013/ Part II/ 37 CFR Parts 1, 41, and 42 – Setting and Adjusting Patent Fees; Final Rule). This fee schedule listed the final fees relating to patent trials created under the AIA, including inter partes review, post-grant review, and the transitional program for covered business method patents. A chart providing the relevant fees is below:
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Each of the fees identified in the chart are due at the time of the filing of the inter partes review (IPR), post-grant review (PGR), or covered business method review (CBM TPGR).