original application

What is original application?

original application meaning in Property terms is “Original” is used in the patent statute and rules to refer to an application which is not a reissue application. An original application may be a first filing or a continuing application— see MPEP 201.04(a)— see also nonprovisional patent application 
— see also provisional patent application

 

reference: Glossary – United States Patent and Trademark Office

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