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The full cost of filing and receiving a patent can be anywhere from $2,000 to $10,000 depending on what you need to complete the process. For those who have spent their entire lives developing an idea and a patentable process, it can be incredibly frustrating to know you have to wait just that much longer to pay for the applications, legal forms, and most of all, the patent drawings necessary to move forward. But, if you have the right tools and the right knowledge of everything the government needs from you in a patent drawing, you can bypass much of what has plagued companies and inventors everywhere for decades. 

This book has been designed to guide you in the process of developing and producing your own patent drawings in a manner that ensures you can skip over an entire overly expensive step in the process, designing your own drawings and moving that much closer to your patents. You will learn the basics of starting to draw and how to start using various perspectives to and drawing methods to capture real world objects. Learn perspective foreshortening and how to effectively use a pen, ruler, and other drawing instruments. Learn the basics of drawing with a computer and how to start using a camera to supplement your drawings. Learn what tools you need for your drawings and how to start tracing things to speed up the process. Learn how to draw from your imagination and how to draw to scale effectively. You will learn how to use graphical symbols and how to practice enough to get the process correct.

The best patent drawers in the industry have been interviewed and their advice is included in this guide to help you learn how they got started and what they recommend to effectively present your imagery to the Patent office. You will learn how to use CAD software, how to start drawing utility patents, and design patents. And most importantly, you will learn what the various standards of work are for patent drawings, from mediums and arrangement to lines, legends, scale, and copyright issues. If you are considering getting a patent and are not excited to pay anywhere between $2,000 and $10,000 for your patent drawings this book is for you. 

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This guide to preparing patent applications provides step-by-step information for producing required patent drawings yourself. Beginning with an overview of the required documents and the schedule on which they need to be produced, and discussions of rules and standards for patent drawings, hand-drawing vs. CAD, and time saving drawing techniques, the work proceeds through each of the required drawings examining orthographic views, isometric views, perspectives, sections, partials and details, exploded view and phantom views. The volume concludes with schematics and charts as well as a section on reviewing and putting the application drawings together for presentation. Chapters include numerous illustrations and drawings and appendices provide drawing checklists and information on choosing CAD software. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

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Koller, J. W. "jack"
Atlantic Publishing Group (FL)
Koller, J. W. "Jack"
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