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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hey everybody I’m JD Hooven or your host of the bolt today’s show or you the inventor entrepreneur business owner get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] [Applause] [Music] I’m excited to share with you here this next step in this process of how to file and complete a provisional patent application this is step 9 and we’ve gone through a lot here you’ve covered most of what is going to be required in a written description for a provisional patent application so congrats to you if you’ve been following along and filling in your application this is the step 9 as I said which is covering the last aspect of uniqueness and describing again how your invention is different so just yesterday we talked about you’re needing to describe the functionality the use right how yours is different in providing that emotional big difference at the end of the day to the customer so I’m glad you got that all laid out now it’s time to bring it back in and make it a little bit more technical and really this is the heart of what’s potentially patentable about your invention it’s the structure it’s the meat right the minutes that it’s – how this small details the tiny hinges that are within your invention and the actual shapes and the fasteners and the reasons why you might have omitted certain materials or descriptions and the way that it’s curved every little subtle detail needs to be described in why and how it’s different from the prior art this is going to help you explore and be able to achieve those novelty areas and it’s gonna be a great basis for bila to assert legal argument later when you go to have claims in your non provisional and you might have an office action up your up against with the examiner so this section again focus on just those technical how how is your invention different structurally stepwise methods and components think about how each step is different where you’re maybe skipping a step where you’ve added three small steps in between what’s done currently explore all of that and it’s as much detail as you can there’s it again there’s no limit here generally you shoot for four to five solid paragraphs exploring each of the key components of your invention thank you so much for tuning in it’s been my pleasure talking with you here if you have any questions about what this section is all about you maybe you’ve gotten stuck somewhere before now you know maybe you’re just tuning in and this is your first video in this series you might need some help so go to our website at bold patents calm we’re happy to set up a free consult with one of our advisors to see if we can get you the help you need I’m your host JB Hoover nur a patent attorney and founder here at bold patents have a good day everybody go big go bold

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