What to do when your patent application is allowed

What is the Notice of Allowance and Fees Due? When your patent application has been allowed, the USPTO will send a Notice of Allowance setting forth a 3-month deadline to pay the issue fee. This document will also include a Notice of Allowability starting on a separate page which will include the Reasons for Allowance. […]

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What happens after filing a nonprovisional patent application?

What to expect after your non-provisional patent application is filed So your utility non-provisional patent application has been filed. Now what? If you want a utility patent with strong claims, you should expect a long and expensive slog. Waiting Game You can say “patent pending” as soon as your application has been filed. As of mid-2015, […]

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