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DOC/PTO RIN: 0651-AD08 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Trademark Fee Adjustment 

The United States Patent and Trademark Office (Office) takes this action to set and adjust Trademark fee amounts to provide the Office with a sufficient amount of aggregate revenue to recover its aggregate cost of operations while helping the Office maintain a sustainable funding model, ensure integrity of the Trademark register, promote efficiency of processes, and incentivize electronic communications.

Agency: Department of Commerce(DOC)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 37 CFR 2.6    37 CFR 2.200    37 CFR 7.6    37 CFR 2.208   
Legal Authority: 15 U.S.C. 1113    15 U.S.C. 1123    35 U.S.C. 2    section 10 of AIA Pub. L. 112-29   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  05/27/2016  81 FR 33619   
NPRM Comment Period End  07/11/2016 
Final Rule  11/00/2016 
Final Rule Effective  01/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jennifer Chicoski
Administrator for Trademark Policy and Procedure
Department of Commerce
Patent and Trademark Office
Commissioner for Trademarks, P. O. Box 1451,
Alexandria, VA 22313
Phone:571 272-8943
Fax:571 273-8943