Micro Entity Status

The Leahy-Smith America Invents Act (AIA) enacted in 2011 allows small businesses and independent inventors to achieve micro entity status and receive a substantial 75% discount on patent fees. To qualify you cannot have more than four utility patents, design patents or plant patents, and your gross income cannot exceed three times the median household income.

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