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What does the "grace period" means?

What does the "grace period" means?

The grace period is a period of time before the filing date of a patent/utility model/design application during which public disclosure of an invention (under certain conditions) is allowed without affecting the validity of a subsequent patent/utility model/design application, provided that a complete application is filed within 6 or 12 months of the disclosure.

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