Do you know how to draft a patent claim set? What do you have to know before you start? Check out this video to find out! (FREE resources included below…) ⏬
Registered USPTO patent attorney, J.D. Houvener from Bold Patents Law Firm, explores patent claim drafting.
Below we have provided resources and timestamps with brief explanations for each aspect of this subject.
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➡️1:02 Understand the Law
✔️Patent law has specific requirements for writing claim sets.
✔️For example, each claim can only be one sentence!
➡️2:24 The Format
✔️There are also specific format requirements to keep in mind.
✔️There is a title section and then a preamble.
✔️The words “comprising” and “including” can have very different effects here!
➡️4:18 An Apparatus Claim
✔️This is the easiest kind of claim to craft–apparatuses are “straightforward” inventions.
✔️There must be support for each claim in the specification.
➡️ 5:18 Process Claims
✔️As the name suggests, these are claims about a process, not a physical device.
✔️Whether or not to specify the process’s order is an important decision to make.
➡️6:18 Claims For Compositions of Matter
✔️These are often the most intricate claim sets.
➡️7:13 Design Patent Claims
✔️There is only one claim for a design patent!
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