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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hi everyone I’m JD Houvener the host of the bold today’s show review the inventor entrepreneur and business owner I get your daily dose of inspiration to make the world a better place alright we’re talking about sports this week and I’m loving it okay and specifically baseball it’s baseball season right springs in the air it’s exciting we’re on day two of our series about baseball and tablets invention that we talked yesterday and we’re to talk about the next couple days this is a baseball swing apparatus and it’s a brand invention patented just this year in February 2018 and it was exciting new invention in this sport that’s been around for know what 200 years that so it’s pretty cool that there’s still innovations out in an old-school type of game like baseball so today I might my main focus today is gonna be about drawings and I want you to take a look at the figure one figure two three four and five we’re gonna try to show those up on the screen for you today and dig this up you know look up this patent on Google patents so you can read through it with me if you want and follow up with some additional questions and comments below this drawing as you can see you know target shows the first drawing right figure one the baseball player you know right and swinging that bat swinging that practive going through that motions of hitting connecting kind of shows the entire overview that’s fantastic right now what you should know is that under the laws of 35 USC one one three drawings are required right as long as it you know if it if it’s if you need to show how it works how the invention actually functions you’ve got to put drawings in right that’s what that law says is it as required as needed drawing shall be included with your application so these these figures have been put in to kind of show the orientation right how the player might sit there and swing at this practice swing apparatus now wanted to point out one specific thing is that depending on you know no matter what figure you look at my figure one or figure five then numerals right the number one is the same object okay look on figure one right number one points to the baseball right figure five let’s pull that up figure 5 shows you look at look at numeral one on figure 5 hit points to the baseball 2 so this is great right no matter what figure you’re on you know that that object is gonna be the same at different orientations right you’ve got the plan view you’ve got the close-up view right which shows the ball on the on the writer how attach this to the ropes so it’s interesting to see that and it’s so nice to go to refer to different figures and know exactly what you’re looking for well I’m sure you all are baseball fans out there and if not you know you should check it out it’s a heck of a sport go take out your home team and have them play or the weather is getting better too so it’s a great time if you have any comments about this type of drawing joke you have anyone that’s curious about patent drawings and getting those implemented into your new invention feel free to give us a call you can book a free 30-minute consultation I’ll be happy to chat with you alright I would have a wonderful day I’m your host JD Houvener the bold today’s show go big go bold [Music]

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About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at