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Why Bypass Continuation Is Best For Nat'l Phase Patent Entry


July 28, 2021

Written by Karam J. Saab

The U.S. is unique in that a Patent Cooperation Treaty, or PCT, application can enter national phase examination via two distinct routes: as a national phase application under Title 35 of the U.S. Code, Section 371, or as a bypass continuation application.

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