The Unnecessary Loss of Your Patent Protection

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The Unnecessary Loss of Your Patent Protection

After the hard work and extended time it takes to obtain a patent, it's understandable how a person can think, “Well that's finally over” and wash their hands of the process.

Many people end up losing their patent protection simply because they moved and never updated the address on record with the US Patent and Trademark Office. When notices from the USPTO don't get to you, you may fail to pay the periodic maintenance fees to the USPTO, and your patent will expire before its term.



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