What is the difference between a PROVISIONAL and a UTILITY patent?
In order to be granted a patent, you must file a “utility” patent application. That filing must contain enough detail to show the people in your field what your invention is and how it works. ... However, a provisional application will not be examined by the Patent Office, and, thus, cannot mature into a granted patent.
What is the difference between a saw horse and a mule?
A saw-horse or sawhorse (saw-buck, trestle, buck) is a beam with four legs used to support a board or plank for sawing. A pair of sawhorses can support a plank, forming a scaffold. In certain circles, it is also known as a mule and a short sawhorse is known as a pony