Thursday, September 7 2023   \  Published by Sagacious IP.

The Key Role of Certificate of Correction in Patent Prosecution

The Key Role of Certificate of Correction in Patent Prosecution

In the world of patent prosecution, maintaining the accuracy and integrity of granted patents is of utmost importance for patent owners. One essential tool for patent holders to rectify errors in their granted patents is the Certificate of Correction. This document allows them to make necessary amendments even after the patent has been issued. The Certificate of Correction plays a crucial role in defending against potential infringements by enabling the use of corrected patents to challenge past infringers. It is important to consider that the certificate only addresses minor errors and does not permit significant modifications that would broaden the patent claims.

This article delves into the significance of the Certificate of Correction during the patent application process, exploring its purpose, categories, and the key distinctions between a Certificate of Correction and a Reissued Patent. It also highlights the filing trends and costs associated with Certificate of Correction and much more. Read more

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