Q: Suppose I apply for a patent. While I am waiting, can I request that the title (name) of my patent be changed?
A: Yes, if you have filed for a patent and want to change the title, you have two options depending upon what type of patent you have applied for. If it is a PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION, you can submit the proper title when you convert to a NON-PROVISIONAL PATENT.
If, on the other hand, the patent you filed with the erroneous title is a NON-PROVISIONAL PATENT APPLICATION, you can file a “preliminary amendment” and have the title changed.
Kevin E. Flynn agrees with this answer
A: Yes, of course. That happens all the time. You should be able to change title, or the claims, or the specification during the prosecution.
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