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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Hey everybody I’m JD Hoover your host of the bold Today Show were you the inventor entrepreneur business owner get your daily inspiration to make the world a better place [Music] [Applause] [Music] alright I’m going through all the steps needed to how to write and file your patent application and it’s my pleasure to walk you through the details and how we actually conduct business for our clients want to open up the books show you what we do so you already understand the work that goes behind writing the detailed descriptions of what goes into a provisional patent application so here we are we’re in step 6 today this is the detailed description this is where the fun happens right this is the biggest most intense part of the written description you should spend probably half or more of the time total just on this one step so crack your knuckles rope your sleeves get a nice hot cup of coffee this is gonna be a doozy you’ve got to really explore all possible versions and incorporate that into the one preferred embodiment go crazy this is where you identify your I’m calling Cadillac version of your invention this is where you want to talk about that verse that you’re excited about the one that’s gonna hit the market beyond the store shelves sell online whatever it is that you think you want to be on stage talking about pitching the one you or just can’t wait to share with your neighbor your best friend your wife or spouse it’s exciting so it shouldn’t be hard to get that spark going but I want to make sure you get all the key points ok so when you’re doing this when you’re running your description make sure to think about the the discrete steps don’t skip anything right imagine that you’re trying to explain this to someone who is actually blind no joke explaining your physical or composition of matter or even process invention to someone who hasn’t been able to see the world talk about how each shape is moving how each shape is connected to the next what dynamic nature doesn’t have how does it relate to the next linkage what color what what adaptation was surface friction level what does the rotation look like is it removable every little potential nuance needs to be described there’s no limit in how boring and mundane and detailed you’ll Baxley be able to describe this in well it might start out being fun your have to work really hard at getting all these nuanced details in there so I’ve laid out some of those descriptive scription for you but I can’t provide a template because there’s just nobody else out there that knows your invention as well as you do so get to it start working again if you have questions we’re here to help please visit our website at bold patents com we’ve got a ton of good information on there we’re always there to help just pick up the phone I’m JD Hoover your host of the bold today show 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