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Re-Filing Provisional patent.

Dave Whitmer

Re-Filing Provisional patent.
« on: May 13, 2013, 08:52:03 AM »
Brad: This is a follow up question to a post I sent earlier. I still can't login to reply with a follow up question. I just refiled a provisional in May 2013 to reflect some new uses of the device. The origional was filed Jan. 2013.  I refiled with new information, changed nothing to the first one, and have not shown it. Which date will I have to adhere to? Thanks for your help it really is helpful. Respectfully Dave  p.s. you could attach this post to my original post if you like. 

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Re: Re-Filing Provisional patent.
« Reply #1 on: May 13, 2013, 10:47:00 AM »
Hi Dave,

Sorry about the forum login issues.  The forum is running on a different database from the main website so you would have to create a new login/password to use the forum (or you can always post as a guest here without registering).

To be safe I would use your first date (Jan. 2013) as your target date to get your non-provisional filed.  Your non-provisional application would then claim priority (i.e. be linked to) BOTH your Jan. application and your May application.

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