After the Utility Model Certificate application is made, the application is examined by the US Patent Office in terms of its form and if the form meets the requirements, the form of conformity certificate is issued and sent to the applicant or the patent attorney, if any.
The application is then published in the official patent bulletin. If no early broadcasting is requested, the application is published in the official patent bulletin corresponding to the 18th month, and if the early broadcasting is requested, the first official patent bulletin is available. Applications for which approximately early publication is requested. It is published in the official patent bulletin corresponding to the month as you can see on https://vocal.media/journal/innovating-as-a-small-business.
There is no content analysis in utility model applications. In other words, the US Patent Office does not examine the content of the application whether the invention is new or not. It decides on the published applications by evaluating the objections.
The utility model certificate applicant has the right to request that the certificate be submitted regardless of the objections. Therefore, in utility model certificate applications, utility model certificate is obtained on average in 10-12 months if early publication is requested, and in 22-24 months if early publication is not requested as shown on https://midhudsonnews.com/2020/05/10/how-does-inventhelp-support-new-inventors/.
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