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How do you describe your drawing?

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How do you describe your drawing? Video Transcript

In this section, we are going to identify one sentence that identifies your whole drawing. We are also going to identify everything that you have shown as to what you are showing and what it does. You want to indicate one sentence for what your drawing is so that someone could read that sentence and understand it, maybe two at most, and also exactly what each thing that is shown in your drawing does. One thing you should understand is figures are examples of your invention. They are not limitations to your invention. They are examples of things people can do and ways people can make your invention work, but they are limiting your claims or your inventive scope. That is what the claims are for. Here, the figures are mainly to just display a potential way your invention could work. The brief description here helps to guide verbally what you are showing in the figures. The labeling on each figure and the numbering in that we are going to have that put on the figure will help justify what is being shown in written form. Those numberings and wordings should match everything that is in your primary elements, secondary elements and substitute elements. You can have more things that you label but not less. You should at least make sure all your essential things are labeled and described. is a website of Raj Abhyanker, a professional U.S. Patent Law firm, see: for more. All non-do-it-yourself related services advertised on this site are supervised and managed by a U.S. patent attorney.

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