Furthermore, the benefit of a provisional application may be restored in a U
S. national stage application upon petition under 37 CFR 1.78(b). Restoration of the benefit of a provisional mejor sitio de citas para reclusos application upon petition under 37 CFR 1.78(b) is not limited to applications having an international filing date of or later. It should be noted that where a petition under 37 CFR 1.78(b) is necessary to restore the benefit of a provisional application in a U.78(c) to add a delayed benefit claim will also be required, unless the benefit claim was timely made under 37 CFR 1.78(a)(4) (which includes, inter alia, making the benefit claim during the international stage).
In order for a national stage application (of international application «X») to obtain benefit under 35 U.S.C. 120 and 365(c) of a prior filed copending nonprovisional application or prior filed copending international application designating the United States of America, the national stage application must comply with the requirements set forth in 37 CFR 1.78(d). (más…)