Patent Proof Reading

As we know, to get a Patent, one has to go through lot of steps and Patent proof reading is one of them. It is one of the most important steps that involve complete scrutiny of the invention and Patent application.

Patent proof reading is the final step for getting a Patent. It meticulously filters errors from the Patent drafts and specifications, which finally helps in avoiding any uncalled damage.

Process

  • ClaimsClaims are the heart of Patent that defines the limits of exactly what the patent cover. Therefore, it must be very clear with the choice of words, its limitation to the protection claimed and what are disclosed. A well structured claim may enhance the chance of granting a Patent.
  • GrammarA minor grammatical error may change the whole intention of a sentence and may also lead to major ambiguities. Thus, proofreading helps in eliminating such confusions leading to a clear and specific contents of Patent draft.
  • TechnicalityProofreading ensures that the Patent draft has complied with all the technical procedures.
  • Enabling InventionsIt is necessary for a patent draft to disclose the invention to its fullest including the enabling invention, failure of which may result in rejection of patent. Patent proof readings protect the patent application from getting rejected because of this reason.
  • DrawingDrawings help in learn about the specifications and functionalities. If it gets too complicated, it increases its chances of rejection. Proof reading scrutinizes such specifications, technical details, clarity and simplicity in drawings and also keeps a check on the whether a good quality ink and sheet has been utilized while preparing such drawings or not.
  • ReferenceIt will help in identifying the missing references and references which are not required.
  • StandardsProof reading helps to check the application if it fulfills the standards of territorial area, in which patent is going to be granted. It checks the standards according to law, language, grammar, page margin, quality of used pages, writing etc.
  • Reliability
    Verification
    Patent proof reading checks the reliability of criteria in the application.