A patent application is difficult to write. The patent application needs to clearly explain how to make and use your invention. The examiner at the patent office, experts, investors, judges, and juries will eventually read the patent application and it should be organized and understandable to all. Note: This guide can help you write your own patent application. If this … [Read more...]
Writing a patent application
Writing a patent application for an invention requires one to satisfy the written description and enablement requirements.
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Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.Your patent application should be written in the following order while referring back to the outline:Write at least one claim.Write the Detailed Description.Write the Brief Summary.Write the Background.Write the first Summary paragraphs for the Detailed Description and Brief Summary.Write the … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.The Background section of a patent application should be very short and simple. Why? Because saying the wrong thing in the Background can and will be used against you. Your words are considered Applicant Admitted Prior Art (AAPA). AAPA is very difficult to overcome. As such, the goal for the … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.After you write your patent application, you need to put it away for at least a day or two. Reread it after you haven't worked on it for a while. When you get back to it, you will have fresh eyes and be able to catch things that you missed.Reread your patent application until you correct as many … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.In my opinion, the drawing set is the most important part of a patent application. Everyone who picks up the patent application or patent will flip through the drawings. Everyone. As such, they need to look professional.Related resource:Preparing drawings for a utility patent applicationHow to … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.The Detailed Description section of a patent application serves a number of goals:Investors should be persuaded that the patent application adequately protects the invention.An examiner should be able to quickly understand the invention.Laypeople should be able to understand the invention.A judge … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.A patent application's summary paragraphs are the very first paragraphs that readers will see. They consist of the first paragraph of the Brief Summary and the Detailed Description.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Ky-0Iehec4Where are the summary paragraphs located?The first summary paragraph is … [Read more...]
Note: This article is part of a series on how to write a great patent application.The Brief Summary is supposed to be a summary of the information provided in the Detailed Description. However, that is not the current practice of patent attorneys. We utilize this section to provide an antecedent basis for each term in the claims.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bYZaLkMHstAUse … [Read more...]