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hasseli
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Searching provisional patents

Post by hasseli » Tue Oct 17, 2017 2:42 pm

Hi,

I would like to know if it is possible to search in provisional patents and how.

Thanks,


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Re: Searching provisional patents

Post by EPO / OPS Support » Thu Oct 19, 2017 7:10 am

Hi,

No, you can not. Not US provisional or any other (IN, SG...). Provisional filing is not disclosed to the public. Only non-provisional applications will be eventually published and laid open and maybe granted at later stage.

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