Understanding the patent process – flow chart

The patent attorneys at Page White and Farrer have created this handy guide to help you to understand the patent process.

This simple guide will help you to track your patent throughout its lifetime, from the initial development of your invention and filing of an application, all the way to paying the renewal fees twenty years down the line. With a clear timeline detailing the required actions at each stage of the patent process, you will know exactly where your patent is at any time.

Click here to download the guide.



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