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Patent Applicant Must Pay PTO Fees (access required)

Although plaintiff has appealed a decision by the U.S. Patent and Trade­mark Office rejecting the patentability of his device which connects comput­ers through multiple networks, on the ground that he lacked standing under 35 U.S.C. § 145, the Alexandria U.S. Dis­trict Court orders plaintiff to pay the PTO $103,259.52 for attorney’s fees, deposition costs and ...