Dirt Cheap Patents - Patent Service
Dirt Cheap Patents was founded by Kevin Prince to meet the needs of the independent inventor who needs low-cost, yet high-quality, IP work.
Kevin is an engineer (UC Berkeley, 1988), inventor, and co-founder of Inventor's Forum in 1990, a non-profit inventors assistance group in Orange County, CA. The holder of two patents himself (CD Snaps, Data Glove), Kevin has had multiple successes in business, most notable selling his portable computer accessories business to a public company in 2000.
Currently he is also the president of Paint-By-Grids, which manufactures a unique line of art supplies that can "turn anyone into an artist." Paint-By-Grids products have been features on QVC, and are available at Michael's, Hobby Lobby, and various catalogs.
Kevin conducts over 80 patent searches per month, and produces patent specs and formal patent drawings for his happy clients. With several engineers and patent drafters on-hand, Dirt Cheap Patents excels at quickly and inexpensively writing your relatively simple, mechanical and electrical patent applications and design patent applications.
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- US Patentability Searches
- Foreign Patentability Searches
- US Provisional Patent Applications
- US Utility Patent Applications
- US Design Patent Applications
- Foreign (PCT) Patent Applications
- Patent Consulting by the hour
Terms of Service
Flat fee for most services. Payment required in advance to secure position on waiting list.
Typical fees are:
US Patent Search - $249
Foreign patent search - $200
WW Patent Search -- $449
US Provisional Application from $999
US Utility Patent Application from $1,899
US Design Patent Application from $399
Foreign (PCT) Application from $900
Patentability Opinion $75
Related work, hourly rate of $150