Form PTOL-85 Part B "Fee(S) Transmittal"

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PART B – FEE(S) TRANSMITTAL
Complete and send this form, together with the applicable fee(s), by mail or fax, or via EFS-Web.
By mail, send to:
Mail Stop ISSUE FEE
By fax, send to:
(571) 273-2885
Commissioner for Patents
P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
INSTRUCTIONS: This form should be used for transmitting the ISSUE FEE and P UBLICATION FEE (if required). Blocks 1 through 5 should be completed where appropriate.
All further correspondence including the P atent, advance orders and notification of maintenance fees will be mailed to the current correspondence address as indicated unless
corrected below or directed otherwise in Block 1, by (a) specifying a new correspondence address; and/or (b) indicating a separate “ FEE ADDRESS” for maintenance fee
notifications.
CURRENT CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS (Note: Use Block 1 for any change of address)
Note: A certificate of mailing can only be used for domestic mailings of the
Fee(s) Transmittal. This certificate cannot be used for any other accompanying
papers. Each additional paper, such as an assignment or formal drawing, must
have its own certificate of mailing or transmission.
Certif icate of Mailing or Transmission
I hereby certify that this Fee(s) Transmittal is being deposited with the United
States P ostal Service with sufficient postage for first class mail in an envelope
addressed to the Mail Stop ISSUE FEE address above, or being transmitted to the
USP TO via EFS-Web or by facsimile to (571) 273-2885, on the date below.
(Typed or printed name)
(Signature)
(Date)
APPLICATION NO
FILING DATE
FIRST NAMED INVENTOR
ATTORNEY DOCKET NO
CONFIRMATION NO
TITLE OF INVENTION:
APPLN. TYPE
ENTITY STATUS
ISSUE FEE DUE
PUBLICATION FEE DUE
PREV. PAID ISSUE FEE
TOTAL FEE(S) DUE
DATE DUE
EXAMINER
ART UNIT
CLASS-SUBCLASS
1. Change of correspondence address or indication of “ Fee
2. For printing on the patent front page, list
Address” (37 CFR 1.363)
1.
(1) The names of up to 3 registered patent attorneys
s
or agents OR, alternatively,
Change of correspondence address (or Change of
Correspondence Address form P TO/SB/122) attached.
(2) The name of a single firm (having as a member
2.
a registered attorney or agent) and the names of
“ Fee Address” indication (or “ Fee Address” Indication
up to 2 registered patent attorneys or agents. If
3.
form P TO/SB/47; Rev 03-09 or more recent)
no name is listed, no name will be printed.
attached. Use of a Customer Number is required.
3.
ASSIGNEE NAME AND RESIDENCE DATA TO BE P RINTED ON THE P ATENT (print or type)
P LEASE NOTE: Unless an assignee is identified below, no assignee data will appear on the patent. If an assignee is identified below, the document must have been
previously recorded, or filed for recordation, as set forth in 37 CFR 3.11 and 37 CFR 3.81(a). Completion of this form is NOT a substitute for filing an assignment.
(A) NAME OF ASSIGNEE
(B) RESIDENCE: (CITY and STATE or COUNTRY)
P lease check the appropriate assignee category or categories (will not be printed on the patent):
Individual
Corporation or other private group entity
Government
4a. Fees Submitted:
Issue Fee
P ublication Fee (if required)
Advance Order - # of Copies __________
4b. Method of P ayment (Please first reapply any previously paid fee shown above):
Electronic P ayment via EFS-Web
Enclosed check
Non-electronic payment by credit card (Attach form P TO-2038)
The Director is hereby authorized to charge the required fee(s), any deficiency, or credit any overpayment to Deposit Account No. __________
5. Change of Entity Status (from status indicated above)
Applicant certifying micro entity status. See 37 CFR 1.29.
NOTE: Absent a valid Certification of Micro Entity Status (see forms P TO/SB/15A and 15B), issue fee
payment in the micro entity amount will not be accepted at the risk of application abandonment.
Applicant asserting small entity status. See 37 CFR 1.27.
NOTE: If the application was previously under micro entity status, checking this box will be taken as
a notification of loss of entitlement to micro entity status.
Applicant changing to regular undiscounted fee status.
NOTE: Checking this box will be taken as a notification of loss of entitlement to small or micro entity
status, as applicable.
NOTE: This form must be signed in accordance with 37 CFR 1.31 and 1.33. See 37 CFR 1.4 for signature requirements and certifications.
Authorized Signature
Date
Typed or printed name
Registration No.
P TOL-85 Part B (08-18) Approved for use through 03/31/2023
OMB 0651-0033
U.S. P atent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEP ARTMENT OF COMMERCE
PART B – FEE(S) TRANSMITTAL
Complete and send this form, together with the applicable fee(s), by mail or fax, or via EFS-Web.
By mail, send to:
Mail Stop ISSUE FEE
By fax, send to:
(571) 273-2885
Commissioner for Patents
P.O. Box 1450
Alexandria, VA 22313-1450
INSTRUCTIONS: This form should be used for transmitting the ISSUE FEE and P UBLICATION FEE (if required). Blocks 1 through 5 should be completed where appropriate.
All further correspondence including the P atent, advance orders and notification of maintenance fees will be mailed to the current correspondence address as indicated unless
corrected below or directed otherwise in Block 1, by (a) specifying a new correspondence address; and/or (b) indicating a separate “ FEE ADDRESS” for maintenance fee
notifications.
CURRENT CORRESPONDENCE ADDRESS (Note: Use Block 1 for any change of address)
Note: A certificate of mailing can only be used for domestic mailings of the
Fee(s) Transmittal. This certificate cannot be used for any other accompanying
papers. Each additional paper, such as an assignment or formal drawing, must
have its own certificate of mailing or transmission.
Certif icate of Mailing or Transmission
I hereby certify that this Fee(s) Transmittal is being deposited with the United
States P ostal Service with sufficient postage for first class mail in an envelope
addressed to the Mail Stop ISSUE FEE address above, or being transmitted to the
USP TO via EFS-Web or by facsimile to (571) 273-2885, on the date below.
(Typed or printed name)
(Signature)
(Date)
APPLICATION NO
FILING DATE
FIRST NAMED INVENTOR
ATTORNEY DOCKET NO
CONFIRMATION NO
TITLE OF INVENTION:
APPLN. TYPE
ENTITY STATUS
ISSUE FEE DUE
PUBLICATION FEE DUE
PREV. PAID ISSUE FEE
TOTAL FEE(S) DUE
DATE DUE
EXAMINER
ART UNIT
CLASS-SUBCLASS
1. Change of correspondence address or indication of “ Fee
2. For printing on the patent front page, list
Address” (37 CFR 1.363)
1.
(1) The names of up to 3 registered patent attorneys
s
or agents OR, alternatively,
Change of correspondence address (or Change of
Correspondence Address form P TO/SB/122) attached.
(2) The name of a single firm (having as a member
2.
a registered attorney or agent) and the names of
“ Fee Address” indication (or “ Fee Address” Indication
up to 2 registered patent attorneys or agents. If
3.
form P TO/SB/47; Rev 03-09 or more recent)
no name is listed, no name will be printed.
attached. Use of a Customer Number is required.
3.
ASSIGNEE NAME AND RESIDENCE DATA TO BE P RINTED ON THE P ATENT (print or type)
P LEASE NOTE: Unless an assignee is identified below, no assignee data will appear on the patent. If an assignee is identified below, the document must have been
previously recorded, or filed for recordation, as set forth in 37 CFR 3.11 and 37 CFR 3.81(a). Completion of this form is NOT a substitute for filing an assignment.
(A) NAME OF ASSIGNEE
(B) RESIDENCE: (CITY and STATE or COUNTRY)
P lease check the appropriate assignee category or categories (will not be printed on the patent):
Individual
Corporation or other private group entity
Government
4a. Fees Submitted:
Issue Fee
P ublication Fee (if required)
Advance Order - # of Copies __________
4b. Method of P ayment (Please first reapply any previously paid fee shown above):
Electronic P ayment via EFS-Web
Enclosed check
Non-electronic payment by credit card (Attach form P TO-2038)
The Director is hereby authorized to charge the required fee(s), any deficiency, or credit any overpayment to Deposit Account No. __________
5. Change of Entity Status (from status indicated above)
Applicant certifying micro entity status. See 37 CFR 1.29.
NOTE: Absent a valid Certification of Micro Entity Status (see forms P TO/SB/15A and 15B), issue fee
payment in the micro entity amount will not be accepted at the risk of application abandonment.
Applicant asserting small entity status. See 37 CFR 1.27.
NOTE: If the application was previously under micro entity status, checking this box will be taken as
a notification of loss of entitlement to micro entity status.
Applicant changing to regular undiscounted fee status.
NOTE: Checking this box will be taken as a notification of loss of entitlement to small or micro entity
status, as applicable.
NOTE: This form must be signed in accordance with 37 CFR 1.31 and 1.33. See 37 CFR 1.4 for signature requirements and certifications.
Authorized Signature
Date
Typed or printed name
Registration No.
P TOL-85 Part B (08-18) Approved for use through 03/31/2023
OMB 0651-0033
U.S. P atent and Trademark Office; U.S. DEP ARTMENT OF COMMERCE
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