The United States Provisional Patent Application – A page from the playbook by Larry Goldstein

Many Europeans are not familiar or comfortable with a particular type of patent document known as a “provisional patent application” (or “PPA” for short). The PPA is a type of application that exists only in the United States and India. In his contribution, Larry M. Goldstein focuses on the US PPA. This will be the first of several contributions that explain the use of the provisional patent application in US patent law.

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The author:

Larry M. Goldstein is a US patent attorney. He has written five books on patents, including his most recent book about provisional patent applications.

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