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Design Drawings for China

If you are planning to submit a similar design patent application to the Chinese patent office /SIPO (the State Intellectual Property Office), the USPTO or the PCT, the below discussed information about the design drawings are helpful for the client. · As per the Chinese patent office, the design drawings must not contain too much of [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Paper size for Patent Drawings – A4 or Letter size

We at Innovpat, prefer A4 size sheets (21.0 x 29.7 cm) for all the Patent drawings as it is the most acceptable sheet size, including the USPTO and the PCT. The USPTO also accepts patent drawings on US Letter size i.e.- 8.5 x 11inches/21.6 x 27.9 cm. We always recommend preparing patent drawings on A4 size [...]

By | February 20th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Replacement sheet – Patent Drawings

Whenever there is need to respond to USPTO regarding objections to patent drawings requiring corrections/modifications, there is a provision according to which new corrected drawings need to be submitted with the header “REPLACEMENT SHEET” on top margin as per 37 CFR 1.121(d). Whereas with the PCT its not mandatory to put the header “REPLACEMENT SHEET”, but [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Patent drawings and its requirement in patent application

There is an old famous saying- “A Picture speaks a thousand words and worth enough to tell a complete story”. This seems so true. One can understand so much about looking at a picture or drawing. Drawing is such a basic, but important thing in our daily lives and utmost for any Patent application too as [...]

By | October 8th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments