The Importance of Patent Illustrations (Edition 2)

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Are you wondering if you need illustrations in your patent application? As quoted from the linked article, "whenever a drawing would assist in the understanding of an invention, you need at least one patent drawing." Illustrations serve to help you and depict your invention. 

Additionally, there are many regulations in reference to patent illustrations. For instance, there is a specified paper size, however, you can find all of the regulations in a quick Google search. The linked article also states that "because the detail of the patent drawing is what" protects "you, having a professional patent illustrator is quite wise. Without question, the best way to broaden the scope of any application is to file the application with multiple, detailed and professional drawings. The benefit received from professional patent illustration is well worth the investment."

If you are having trouble meeting all of the regulations for patent illustrations or if you want to hand your illustrations over to professionals, contact Bluebot Studios today! 

Check out The Importance of Patent Illustrations (Edition 1) for more information! 

The Small (& Strange!) Details Related to Filing Patents

Filing a patent requires a vast amount of knowledge, but did you know that you must comply with these small and strange details? For instance, slang is not allowed and the USPTO wants you to use india ink. Continue reading the article for more strange details!

Also, keep in mind that if you need help drawing your patent illustrations, Bluebot Studios can help. Contact us today to start your project and receive patent illustrations from experienced illustrators!

Overwhelmed by Illustration Requirements?

Within this linked article, there is a fairly comprehensive list of all the requirements of a patent illustration. At first glance, the list may be overwhelming. There seems to be many requirements that a person would not think of. You may wonder, how are these even relevant to patent illustration? But, regardless, these requirements must be met.

This leads us to the importance of a patent illustrator. Without a patent illustrator who is experienced, the requirements may be somewhat met, at best. An experienced patent illustrator can be sure that the illustrations are neat, follow the rules, and meet deadlines. The illustrator can also help ensure that the illustration provides the required explanation that the patent itself needs. Always remember, if you are using illustrations, experience is a key factor in quality of work.