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No Cost, No Obligation First Consultation

LPM Services

Other Professional Services

and Fees

Initial Consultation
No Charge for first hour, $200/hour thereafter

Patent Management Services, (e.g., response review, portfolio management, inventor interviews, patentability analyses, freedom to operate analyses, strategic planning, coordination with outside counsel


$1200/day, minimum 5 days per month

$1000/day, minimum 2 days per month

Outside law firms (including foreign associates) set their own rates
Searching and Analysis of Prior Art for any of the following:
-general landscape
-competitor landscape
$200/hour; up to 3 hours credited toward preparation and application filing costs, if client so elects.
Provisional US application: preparation and filing
$4000-$6000 flat rate, depending upon complexity
USPTO Filing Fees
Regular Non-provisional US Utility application:
Preparation and filing.
$6000-$12000 flat rate, depending on complexity;50% discount if provisional has been prepared
USPTO Filing Fees
Drawing preparation as required
10% of fees charged by outside services
Outside patent drawing services used if agreed upon by client; fees vary and usually charged per drawing

Patent Prosecution (e.g., draft and file responses and amendments to USPTO)

Emergency actions on any of the above

Less than 2 weeks lead time: $150% of normal fees

Less than 1 week lead time 200% of normal fees

USPTO Fees, late fees for extensions of time may apply
Travel Expenses, as required
Actual Expenses, usual and customary
Outside law firms charges, if any

Fee Schedule

Ladner Patent Management LLC