Starting Tuesday, January 16, 2018, the USPTO will be raising patent fees. In general, fees will be increased $5 to $50 for micro entities, $10 to $100 for small entities, and $20 to $200 more for large entities. Particularly notable fee changes include (all based on small entity status):
Nonprovisional (Utility) Patent Application Filing: $730 to $785
Utility Issue fee: $480 to $500
Excess independent claim fees: $210 to $230
Late submission of IDS fees: $90 to $120
Request for Continued Examination: $600 to $650
Design Patent Application Filing: $380 to $480
Design Issue Fee: $280 to $350
Forwarding Appeal or Ex Parte Reexam to PTAB: $1,000 to $1,120
Fee for delayed payment of maintenance fee for keeping a patent in force: $1,000 to $850
The USPTO also added sequence listing fees for sequence listings having a file size in excess of 300MB or 800MB and a fee for providing a sequence listing late in response to an invitation under PCT rule 13.
This is just a brief overview of the changes that will be effective on January 16, 2018. For a more complete view, please see the pdf below in which I have highlighted all fees which will change on January 16, 2018.