Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Apr 19, 2019 | 0 Comments

QUESTION: How long does it take for a patent application to be published? I submitted a patent, and would like to understand how long does it take for the application to be published so I can check the status.

ANSWER: 18 months from your filing date, or earlier if you claimed priority to a prior application.

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Michael Shimokaji

Michael’s expertise includes the strategic development of patent and trademark portfolios. He identifies those patents and trademarks that are valuable to his clients by providing them with a competitive advantage. Then, Michael obtains patent and trademark registrations in the US and abroad.


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