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order confirmation: PPA Kit w/ professional revision, item 3PP

You must read, understand, and agree to the below information and Service Agreement (by clicking on the "I Agree" button at the bottom of this page), then click on the "Add to Cart" button.

  • Upon your payment being honored, we will email you instructions on how to download your Provisional Patent Application (PPA) Kit/eBook from our website, how to submit your draft PPA for our review and revision, and how to upgrade to anyone of our other PPA preparation supporting services.
  • After drafting your PPA according to the PPA Kit instructions, send us, by secure email or on floppy disk, an electronic copy readable in Microsoft Windows, and between 1 to 2 weeks thereafter we will deliver to you by secure email or floppy disk the revised PPA draft that will bring your draft PPA into minimum legal compliance. Additional charges may apply for non-electronic (i.e,., paper hard copies) PPA draft submissions- see terms below for details. For paper submissions, see our Drafting Basic level of service.
  • If your draft PPA is already, or very nearly, compliant, then we will revise your PPA to improve its quality, and may, additionaly, provide you suggestions on what subject matter you should add to support a better quality patent application, and thereby, attain stronger patent protection should a patent later issue claiming priority to the PPA.
  • The PPA Kit provides detailed step-by-step instructions all forms required to file your own application. If, however, you prefer we handle this for you, we do offer a PPA filing service for your convenience.

Prior to ordering our PPA Kit with Email Support service, you must acknowledge that you understand and accept the following:

  1. Our "PPA Revision" level of service, item 3PP, includes “email support” consisting of answering your questions by email that are not answered in our PPA Kit, or our website. The email support period lasts for 1 week starting from the first email question received from you. All questions must be directly related to preparing and/or filing a PPA to meet minimum legal requirements.
  2. Our PPA Revision service requires that your communicate with us only by email, and provide us an electronic format draft PPA, readable in Microsoft Windows, and prepared according to all the PPA Kit instructions and our email suggestions, if any.
  3. A PPA provides "Patent-Pending" status for only one year, and automatically becomes abandoned when its pendency expires 12 months after the provisional filing date by operation of law. You must file a utility application claiming benefit of the earlier PPA's filing date in the USPTO before the PPA pendency period expires (i.e., one year from filing the PPA) in order to preserve any benefit from the PPA filing; i.e., if your PPA expires, you will loose the earlier PPA filing date and will have to refile a patent application having a new, and later date.
  4. A PPA filing initiates the Paris Convention priority year (i.e., an internationally recognized filing date whereby the deadline to file a foreign patent application is measure from). Hence, THE DEADLINE TO FILE A CORRESPONDING FOREIGN/PCT PATENT APPLICATION IS 1 YEAR AFTER FILING THE PPA.
  5. You understand that, by law, if your invention is "in use" or "on sale" (see 35 U.S.C. §102(b)) in the United States, or you disclosed the invention to the general public without a Confidentiality Agreement more than one year prior to filing a PPA or Utility patent applicaiton, you may lose the right to ever patent the invention (see 35 U.S.C. §102(b)).
  6. By law, after filing a corresponding utility application, a claim (under 35 U.S.C. 119(e)) for the benefit of a prior PPA must be filed during the pendency of the utility application, and within four months of the utility application filing date or within sixteen months of the PPA filing date (whichever is later).
  7. You fully understand that a PPA will not mature into a granted patent without filing a utility patent application within one year after the PPA filing date. Thus, if during the "Patent-Pending" period of your PPA you find that your idea has marketable value, and desire patent protection starting from you PPA's filing date, you must apply for a utility patent within one year after the PPA filing date.
  8. The PPA is held in strict confidence by US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

Moreover, you acknowledge that you understand and accept the Service Agreement.

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