Can I re-apply for the same patent after it expires? 3 Answers as of October 18, 2010
I have a design patent that will expire next year. Can I re-apply for the same patent?
Devon & Associates
| Marcia A. Devon
You can refile if you make improvements or nonobvious changes to your design. U.S. law prohibits double-patenting.
Answer Applies to: California
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