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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hey everybody I’m JD Hooven er your host of the Bowl today’s show were you the inventor entrepreneur business owner get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] [Applause] [Music] my pleasure to be here with you to talk about these steps that are all involved in the details about how to write and submit a patent application this is step four which is about deciding how to write the first version the most basic version of your invention and this is you know it can be a little bit painful because you want as inventor if you’re pumped up and excited about going to market with your hot prototype that you’ve spent a lot of time on with all the bells and whistles and the interesting improvements you’ve had over time in this section though we need you to sort of pare that back and we want you to describe the most basic boring version of your invention in other words what is the most that I’ll the least common denominator what is the true required what’s all that’s required in your invention to get that functionality that you’re trying to claim okay so strip off all those bells and whistles the other versions and special materials what is the most basic essential function that you’re looking to protect and describe just that model okay so take a look at the language here again we’re not going to spend a whole lot of time in this it shouldn’t be that difficult but we need to lay out first that basic version of your of your invention alright so when you have have time if you have any questions on this don’t be afraid to give us an email or a call check out our website at bold eat old patents calm and our email is at info at old IP comm I’m JT governor I’m your host to the bold today’s show go big Gobbo

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