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Any Chance the USPTO will accept 3D Models as Digital Prototypes in the future?

Has anyone who is familiar with any modernization efforts of the US patent system heard proposals to accept 3D Digital models in addition or in lieu of patent drawings? If so do you have any ...
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What are all the things you need for a provisional patent application?

I am new to the patenting world, and I am a little confused about how to go about drafting a provisional patent application. How in depth do I need to be about my idea? Do I need supplemental drawings,...
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When are “new embodiments” new embodiments and when are new inventions?

Say for instance you have filed a provisional specification covering a first embodiment 1. You then start preparing for the subsequent non-provisional utility patent specification. During the drafting ...