37 C.F.R. §2.207
Methods of payment.
All payments of money required in trademark
cases, including fees for the processing of international trademark
applications and registrations that are paid through the Office, shall be
made in U.S. dollars and in the form of a cashier’s or certified check,
Treasury note, national bank note, or United States Postal Service money
order. If sent in any other form, the Office may delay or cancel the credit
until collection is made. Checks and money orders must be made payable to
the Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office. (Checks made
payable to the Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks will continue to be
accepted.) Payments from foreign countries must be payable and immediately
negotiable in the United States for the full amount of the fee required.
Money sent to the Office by mail will be at the risk of the sender, and
letters containing money should be registered with the United States Postal
Payments of money required for trademark fees may
also be made by credit card, except for replenishing a deposit account.
Payment of a fee by credit card must specify the amount to be charged to the
credit card and such other information as is necessary to process the
charge, and is subject to collection of the fee. The Office will not accept
a general authorization to charge fees to a credit card. If credit card
information is provided on a form or document other than a form provided by
the Office for the payment of fees by credit card, the Office will not be
liable if the credit card number becomes public knowledge.
See 37 C.F.R. §§2.6(a)–(a)(1)(v) and TMEP §§810–810.02 regarding the fee for filing an application for registration.
See TMEP §1903.02 regarding payment of fees to the IB through the USPTO.