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will provisional patent have any negative impact on my CIP?

will provisional patent have any negative impact on my CIP?
« on: December 15, 2018, 11:28:33 PM »
I have a new idea added on my filed non-provisional patent application. It may take several weeks before my CIP document is ready. I am thinking file a provisional as soon as possible in case somebody else get the same idea.

Q1: Will this provisional hurt my CIP later? that is: will I lose the benefits of a CIP due to filing the provisional?

Q2: Can I ALSO claim the priorities of the provisional?

Thanks,
« Last Edit: December 16, 2018, 08:40:35 AM by Brad »

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Re: will provisional patent have any negative impact on my CIP?
« Reply #1 on: December 16, 2018, 08:42:16 AM »
Yes you can file the provisional now and then have your CIP link back to your provisional plus other pending patent applications.

There is no downside that I can think of.

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