Secure your invention through a team of highly skilled patent filing experts that can guide you in every step of the process. Timely and accurate filing of a patent is crucial for success and involves below steps:
A provisional patent application is a legal document that can be used by an applicant to secure a filing date. This type of application does not mature into an issued patent. An applicant needs to file a regular non-provisional patent application within one year in order to obtain a patent grant.
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) refers to an international agreement that has more than 150 contracting states. Therefore, a PCT patent filing makes it possible to acquire patent protection for an invention or process in many countries by filing a single ‘international’ patent application.
According to the USPTO, if applicants wish to correct an error in a patent application publication, they have the option of filing a request for republication. The request filed should include: