Q44

When does a patent become public?
In most countries, a patent application is published 18 months after it is filed. Therefore there is always a time lag between the invention and the publication of the patent application.
Generally, however, patents are granted long time ago before a patented product is introduced in the market. Very often this time gap is between 5 and 11 years.
As such, the publication of a patent application, despite the time lag, is invariably the earliest point in time at which the relevant information becomes available to the public.

{tip See Related Q&A::Other questions:}{/tip} {tip Access to Knowledge Base::6.1. Overview of The Process
}
{/tip}
{tip Join to ip4sme Forum::Once you will join to forum, you will be able to read others questions and comments. You should start your membership for posting
Search} {/tip}
{tip External Links::Suggest a LINK}{/tip} {tip Consult to Online Tutor::Consult to any available tutor online via
Appoint a comprehensive meeting via }{/tip}

Overall Rating (0)

0 out of 5 stars

Leave your comments

Post comment as a guest

0
  • No comments found
FaLang translation system by Faboba