You’ve likely heard about provisional patent applications… But do you really understand what a provisional patent application is and what protection it provides—and doesn’t provide—to your company? This is how many companies waste their money handling provisional patent applications the wrong way.

In the final episode of our series, we will uncover 4 myths underlying the common misuse of provisional patent applications:

  • All You Need is a “Quick and Dirty” Provisional Patent Application
  • You Can Apply for A “Provisional Patent
  • Provisional Applications Cost Less than Nonprovisional Applications
  • Provisional Applications Must Be Filed First

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