Q: how do I obtain a patent that has to be approved by the F.C.C.
US patents are approved by the US Patent and Trademark Office. Period.
You may need other approvals from other agencies to make and use the product but they don't issue patents.
This happens all the time with pharmaceutical products. There is work to obtain patent protection and work to obtain FDA approval. The FDA does not issue the patents even though the product requires FDA approval.
I hope this answered your question.
Kevin E Flynn
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