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Provisional patent visibility

Provisional patent visibility
« on: January 09, 2017, 09:13:45 AM »
When a provisional patent can be visible for the examiners/public and can it be hidden?
« Last Edit: January 09, 2017, 09:40:43 AM by Brad »

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Re: Provisional patent visibility
« Reply #1 on: January 09, 2017, 09:41:29 AM »
Provisionals are kept secret until you file the full non-provisional application and that full non-provisional application gets either published or issued.

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