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USPTO to Delay the Effective Date of the Non-DOCX Filing Fee

November 22nd, 2021

USPTOBreaking News – The USPTO has decided to delay the effective date of the non-DOCX surcharge fee from January 1, 2022 to January 1, 2023, giving applicants more time to adjust to filing their patent applications in DOCX format. We at PSBN will continue to keep you informed of all further developments on this topic.

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