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When/how to change the title of an application at the international stage?

A US provisional was filed, then a non-provisional and PCT were filed within 1-year of the provisional. The non-provisional and the PCT applications include a typographical error in the title. The non-...
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Is it possible to amend the description of a PCT to include content from a priority application?

Is it possible to amend the description of a PCT to include content from a priority application? My drafter missed important content from my priority documents to include it in my PCT. Is there any ...
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How can I improve a PCT?

I have applied for a national patent and then I applied for a PCT claiming priority over the national patent and then I applied for a second national patent with improved content over the PCT just few ...
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How to respond to Australian subsection 40(3) objection

In Australia, how does one usually deal with an objection that a claim lacks support under subsection 40(3). Say I am claiming a kettle with a specific type of heating filament. The claim has been ...
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Delayed PCT Priority Claim to US Application

I filed a PCT application in 2019. I filed a US application without claiming priority from PCT application. My PCT application is not expired yet. In hindsight only I realised, some of the claims ...
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Is there any page limit or fee for "Applicant Arguments/Remarks Made in an Amendment"?

I would like to embed images in the "Applicant Arguments/Remarks" to explain myself clearly. Can I use images (preferably color) in "Applicant Arguments/Remarks"? Is there any ...
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Can I bring the content from parent provisional application to a continuation?

Let's just say, I filed a Provisional Application in Jan 2019. I filed a non-provisional in Dec 2019 by claiming priority to the Provisional, properly. But I missed some content in non-provisional ...
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Can I reclaim the broken line features in Design application drawings during prosecution?

Received a Obviousness rejection on design application from USPTO. The prior arts are quite close to our design, except a pattern on the bottom view. However, the pattern on the bottom view is in ...
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What MUST be included in US non-provisional and PCT first filing, what can be added in amendments?

Writing the applications on my own, five weeks until the one year on my US provisional runs out. Asking what must absolutely be included in the US non-provisional/regular patent and PCT applications. ...
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Amendments that can be filed at the same time as entering U.S. national stage?

What amendments can be filed at the same time as entering U.S. national stage? I know that the claims can be amended, but is it possible to file amendments for the descriptions/drawings at the same ...
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