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Best way of transfering money to patent offices

How do you get money from your account to any patent offices bank account across the world with certainty of them receiving the correct amount in various currencies as cheap as possible?
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Employer won't pay patent issue fee. What to do?

In a large American HQed company I worked, based on an engineering work my manager and I did, the company filed a US Patent Application at the USPTO on March 2013. I am the first named inventor in the ...
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Micro Entity and Multiple Applications

I meet the criteria to be classed as a micro entity. However, there is one restriction that catches my attention: A micro entity may not have his/her name listed on more than four previous patent ...
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Bulk patenting discounts?

I have many different inventions to patent - not just multiple independent claims, but several completely different and entirely unrelated inventions (for example, one is an automotive technology and ...
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Who is obliged / authorised to pay maintenance fee?

In the licensee agreement (exclusive license) there is a clause that licensee shall cover all fees and related patenting costs. Can the indication of a licensee agreement be entered in the USPTO ...
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How to search for patent payment information

Usually I check INPADOC legal status on Espacenet for payment info; however, if there isn't any I will check PAIR on USPTO. I am wondering if there is better way to find more info and more detail ...
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Legal status concerning about payment

I am looking for the patent WO2004007523=TWI333957; however, I do not see TWI333957 listed on the Google patent. My question is: is it because of non-payment of fee of the patent in TW, TWI333957 ...