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Slide show: What information is contained in a patent?

Jason Schwent, CIPP/US March 12, 2014

In my last post, I covered all the basic information that’s contained in a typical utility patent. The slide show below accompanies that post by providing some visual examples of all the fundamental elements of a patent document, including drawings, written description, and that all-important aspect of every patent — its claims.

 

 

Jason Schwent is a partner in Thompson Coburn’s Intellectual Property group. He is the editorial director of the Patent Billy Goat. You can find Jason on Google+Twitter, and reach him at (314) 552-6291 or jschwent@thompsoncoburn.com.