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Yes - the specific wording in the MPEP at 608.01(p) Completeness of Specification is (b) Subject to the conditions and requirements of this paragraph, if all or a portion of the specification or drawing(s) is inadvertently omitted from an application, but the application contains a claim under ยง 1.55 for priority of a prior-filed foreign application, or ...


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Amendment in drawing,specification and claims are allowed by USPTO to the extent that "No amendment may introduce new matter into the disclosure of an application". Ref As elucidated in your example, no new matter is likely to be introduced. Hence, amendments as envisaged by you may be attempted. Amendments are to be carried out in compliance with ...


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The comments have gotten confusing. First, something fundamental that often gets misunderstood. Your patent doesn't entitle you to do anything at all. Patent owners can only (attempt to) stop others from practicing the patent. Patents are a right to exclude, not to perform. There may be patents of others that would be infringed by practicing your patent or ...


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I'm not a lawyer, but here is my take. A patent only protects what is in the claims. If you don't claim it, you don't own it. Thus, it is usually a good idea to attempt to claim useful permutations of the invention. This doesn't mean you will get every claim awarded, but you certainly won't get what you don't attempt to claim. Now the rest of the application ...


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