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In an article entitled, “3 Must-Knows for Provisional Patent Applications,” Law360 tapped BoMc’s co-founder, Les Bookoff, for advice on the strategic use of provisional patent applications in developing valuable patent portfolios. Les’s guidance highlights the benefits of a provisional patent application, which allows inventors to, among other things, evaluate the commercial value of the technology for up to 12 months, before a nonprovisional application must be pursued. Les also notes that “filing a provisional application would rarely be considered a bad idea,” stressing, “it matters most that, if one is filed, one, what’s its content and two, what are you going to do afterwards based on that provisional.”

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