How long should I wait to reapply if my patent is not granted? 2 Answers as of November 08, 2010

My utility patent was not granted because there were some doubts about its functionality. If I make some changes when can I reapply?

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Mark S. Hubert PC
Mark S. Hubert PC | Mark Hubert
I do not think that this is the issue. You should see a patent attorney. Your patent may be amended to fix the problem.
Answer Applies to: Oregon
Replied: 11/8/2010
Michael M. Ahmadshahi
Michael M. Ahmadshahi | Michael M. Ahmadshahi, Ph.D., Esq.
You cannot reapply for a patent on an application that has been deemed unpatentable. However, if the changes are patentably distinct, you can file a new application that includes those changes.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 11/4/2010
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