substitute patent application

What is substitute patent application?

substitute patent application meaning in Property terms is an application which is in essence a duplicate of a prior (earlier filed) application by the same applicant abandoned before the filing of the substitute (later filed) application; a substitute application does not obtain the benefit of the filing date of the prior application— see MPEP 201.09 for more

 

reference: Glossary – United States Patent and Trademark Office

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