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Patenting Step 4: Prosecution

Patent Prosecution Services are usually one of these three activities: [1] representing a patent application through examination (responding to office actions), [2] appealing an examination decision, or [3] conducting opposition, reissue, or reexamination proceedings.

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Patenting Step 3: Filing

For design and utility patents, the third step to patenting is patent application filing. Patent application filing is the submitting of a complete and properly formatted patent application to the patent office.