Written by attorney Vincent LoTempio

What's The Difference Between A Provisional & Non-Provisional Patent? - Ask The Patent Attorney

What is the Difference between a provisional and non-provisional patent application? It's time to ask the patent attorney. Vin LoTempio explains this for you. Provisional patents do not cost as much money and are not as formal as non-provisional patent applications. This allows you to be the first to file and people will not go over your head. This gives the patent holder a year to go out and sell the patent. This will allow you to decide if you should move forward with the more formal non-provisional patent application.

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