A provisional patent application (PPA) is not a cheap option but it is a lower-cost alternative to a nonprovisional patent application. The reason is that although the provisional patent application has lower minimum requirements than the nonprovisional patent application, the PPA has to disclose all of the details that the NPA must disclose. The provisional patent … [Read more...]
Utility Patent Application
A utility patent application is an application for patent to protect a functional feature of a product or a functional product.
The drawing set for a utility patent application is one of the most important parts of the patent application. The drawings are a quick, easy way for a reader to establish some understanding of what to expect if they were to spend time reading the utility patent or application. Patent rules also require the drawings show what is being claimed as the invention. Moreover, … [Read more...]