How to Make Patent Drawings: A Patent It Yourself Companion

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Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself!

If you’re trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make Patent Drawings you’ll be able to complete this crucial step and create a patent drawing that complies with the strict ...

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Overview

Save on patent drafting by doing it yourself!

If you’re trying to patent your invention, you know need a drawing to complete your USPTO application. Professional patent drafters charge per sheet for their patent drawing services and it can cost you hundreds of dollars. But with How to Make Patent Drawings you’ll be able to complete this crucial step and create a patent drawing that complies with the strict rules of the USPTO.

This book is a good companion for Patent It Yourself.

The 7th edition is completely updated to reflect recent changes to patent law and the newest advances in technical drawing. It includes all necessary forms with step-by-step instructions.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Even if you hire a patent attorney, this book is worth reading, as it can help minimize the $200-per-hour consulting time you’ll need with your attorney.” Entrepreneur Magazine

“The authors, a patent agent and a patent attorney, illustrate how to create formal patent drawings that comply with the rules of the U.S. Patent Office, a crucial and sometimes expensive step in the patenting process.” Mechanical Engineering

Poptronics
Using this book, inventors will learn how to complete this crucial step in receiving a patent.
Mechanical Engineering
The authors, a patent agent and a patent attorney, illustrate how to create formal patent drawings that comply with the rules of the U.S. Patent Office, a crucial and sometimes expensive step in the patenting process.
Entrepreneur Magazine
Even if you hire a patent attorney, this book is worth reading, as it can help minimize the $200-per-hour consulting time you'll need with your attorney.
Poptronics
Using this book, inventors will learn how to complete this crucial step in receiving a patent.
Mechanical Engineering
The authors, a patent agent and a patent attorney, illustrate how to create formal patent drawings that comply with the rules of the U.S. Patent Office, a crucial and sometimes expensive step in the patenting process.
The Inventor's Bookshelf
Leads you step by step through preparing your own. Even if you haven't taken a course in school, you can make your own patent drawings by following these simple examples.
— Jack Lander
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781413321562
  • Publisher: NOLO
  • Publication date: 6/30/2015
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 256
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 0.75 (d)

Meet the Author

Jack Lo is an inventor and a registered patent agent with many years of experience in preparing and prosecuting patent applications, including making formal patent drawings. He is the co-author of How to Make Patent Drawings.

San Francisco Patent Attorney David Pressman is a graduate of Penn State University (BSEE) and George Washington University Law School (JD) where he was on the Law Review. He has over 40 years of experience in the patent profession — as a patent examiner for the U.S. Patent Office, a patent attorney in corporate and private practice, a university instructor, a columnist, and as author of the Patent and Trademark entries to the World Book Encyclopedia. His books have charted the path for over 300,000 inventors. Dave is also co-author of How to Make Patent Drawings (with Jack Lo), Patent Pending In 24 Hours (with Rich Stim), and Patents For Beginners (with Rich Stim).

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Table of Contents

1. General Introduction to Drawings

2. Drawing With Pen, Ruler, and Instruments

3. Drawing With a Computer

4. Using a Camera

5. Patent Drawings in General

6. Utility Patent Drawings

7. Design Patent Drawings

8. General Standards

9. Responding to Office Actions

Appendix:Forms

Petition for Submitting Color Photographs or Drawings

Submission of Corrected Drawings

Index

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