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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Everybody I’m Jamie Hooven are your hosts to the bowl today’s show with you the inventor entrepreneur business owner get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] [Applause] [Music] we’re here near the end of our long step 13 step process on how to file your patent application and so I’m excited to share with you here today what are the documents that need to get uploaded to the Patent Office in order to get that all-important the filing date that you’re looking for so one note to say right up front you got to make sure that all the documents that you’re looking to upload need to be in PDF format so please make sure you do that I think any word processor out there today it’s got the option to export or save as a PDF so don’t forget that before you upload now there are five main documents to upload you gotta have separate documents for you to one of these first one is a single page that’s very simple it’s got your title and inventors name on it we did that as part of step one number two is the written description this is key right this is a huge part of the patent application what we did the hard work in steps 2 all the way through 9 and including step 11 as well so include all of that in one separate document for the written description the third document is the drawings those figures we did in section 10 that you put all the labels on and you put all the different versions and views please put that into a separate document as well the last two are forms the first one is required the cover sheet the provisional cover sheet is gonna have the inventors name the applicant information you’ll see I’ve got listed in the article here the natural form number to go pull up from the USPTO govt website last but not least we always include this for our solar inventors or small business inventors is to see if you qualify for a savings you can use the micro or small entity size it based on your income to see if you qualify to pay a reduced amount of fees so that’s the last form to include in your filing that’s it just those five for your provisional patent application so if you have any questions about that you’re worried about how you’re gonna submit it and please don’t be afraid to give us a call go to our website at bold patents calm times if good information there and as always we’ve got the ability to book a free consult with one of our advisors alright everybody have a great afternoon go big go bolt

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