Patents spring from the ideas for new devices or products. The drafting and filing of the patent application with the USPTO and other jurisdictions is the function of patent attorney. The inventor must provide the patent attorney with all of the technical information for the invention including:
- A complete descriptive sketches.
- The reason for the invention (what problem it solves, how it advances the art, what is new).
- The inventor must also provide the justification that the idea is new.
Douglas has been successfully through the process several times throughout his career.