PROVISIONAL vs NON-PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATIONS
There are several benefits of filing a provisional patent application.
BENEFITS OF PROVISIONAL UTILITY APPLICATIONS
- The Inventor is given time to investigate market potential.
- The Inventor may file multiple provisional applications during 1 year.
- Provides time to obtain counsel, if desired.
- Patent term measured from filing date of subsequent non-provisional applications.
- Term patent pending allowed to be used.