How Long Will it Take to Get a Patent

The typical period of examination of a patent application is anywhere from 12 to 30 months.  Depending on the type of patent you are applying for, as well as the class of patent, the time could be shorter or longer.  The United States Patent Office has, over the past few years, tried to streamline their operations to speed up the process, and our office has noticed a shorter examination period.  It is all highly variable.

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