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To get a patent approved by the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO), you have to do your homework before filing the application, carefully prepare the application, and file it.
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Then you have to convince the USPTO examiner to approve your patent. Learn the steps in the application process so you can prepare a thorough application that will win approval.

Before you prepare the application: determine if your invention has commercial potential, make sure that it meets the requirements for patentability, and do a thorough patent search.

Once you are confident that your invention is a good candidate for patent approval, you are ready to begin the patent application process.

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