Patent Application (Full Patent)

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A patent application (“nonprovisional application” or “application”) is a set of papers that describe an invention that is filed at the USPTO to apply for a patent on the invention. The papers include a specification; at least one claim; drawings, when necessary; an executed oath or declaration; appropriate filing, search, and examination fees; patent application transmittal form or transmittal letter; and an application data sheet.

Synonyms:
full patent, full patent application, nonprovisional, nonprovisional application, application, application for a patent
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