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Patent and Inventing Discussion => Patent Questions and Advice => Topic started by: JANUARY on June 22, 2017, 01:01:24 AM

Title: 12 month grace period in the USA ?
Post by: JANUARY on June 22, 2017, 01:01:24 AM
Is the following true ?
In the United States you have 12 months from the time the invention was first sold within which to file either a provisional patent application or a nonprovisional patent application. 
Title: Re: 12 month grace period in the USA ?
Post by: Brad on June 22, 2017, 05:39:47 AM
Yes.  The inventor has a 12 month grace period to file their patent in the USPTO.  This is not true in most other countries.