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Changing a provisional patent

Changing a provisional patent
« on: December 10, 2015, 05:50:04 PM »
Hello all, I'm new here.

I  filed an application for a Provisional Patent in February 2014.

Since them, I have changed the design of the invention, Can I modify my Patent or should I basically start over?

Should I  file a completely new one with all of the design changes?

Thanks.



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Re: Changing a provisional patent
« Reply #1 on: December 11, 2015, 11:06:41 AM »
Hi,

There is no way to change or update an application once its been filed.  You will then have to file a new provisional with your new changes.

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Re: Changing a provisional patent
« Reply #2 on: December 12, 2015, 01:45:57 PM »
Brad, thanks for the info.

I also would like to know if I let the PPA abandon, will it ever be published?

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Re: Changing a provisional patent
« Reply #3 on: December 12, 2015, 03:13:45 PM »
If the PPA goes abandoned, it will not publish and stay secret.

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