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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hey everybody I’m JB Hooven are your host to the bold today’s show / cue the inventor entrepreneur business owner I get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] [Applause] [Music] hey we’re in step 10 today we’re talking about the drawings and figures can’t forget about this right oftentimes when you’re talk about your invention through words you know we’ve spent a lot of time here in steps 1 through 9 talking in English language describing the invention how we’re different from prior art and all the different nuances there about the details you can’t forget about drawings there’s some things that just can’t fully be described without showing the invention through drawings and figures and so by doing this you you take it to the next level you’re able to provide the eventually will be the examiner will look at these drawings to see and prove to them that your image is indeed new different and a non obvious version of other patented material out there it’s important to go to do this to also get into the details as we’ll see next step for the next step about how we’re gonna go into the details so take some time think about anything that’s been difficult to show or explain through words and put a new figure down what’s interesting about provisional patent applications is that they can be quite informal so don’t be afraid about having to go train for the next CAD class or AutoCAD or drafting you can do this by hand even a novice can get a sketch written down about your invention just draw it draw it out and make it clear now don’t do a sloppy job let make sure you put your best foot forward so if you had the time and effort yes I mean perhaps you should do the computer-aided three-dimensional drawing but like that it’s not required a provisional application can be informal so get those drawings done and use the description here in the and the article here to give you some examples and template language to use and how to introduce the figures I’m a pleasure talking with you here today about step 10 which is the drawings and filing your patent application I’m your host JP governor of the bowl today’s show go big

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