Effective January 17, 2015, the USPTO has announced a number of fee reductions for 2015, including a $50 reduction in the cost to file electronic applications — down from $325 to $275 per Class, and a $100 reduction in the cost to file a renewal application – to $300 from $400 per Class.

The full notice as published in the Federal Register can be read here.

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