This tab documents the problem and the inventive solution thereto. It also locates and displays issued patents or applications so that the user can see how others have described similar technology.

Generate Application Tab

Like a grammar checker, this tab diagnoses the provisional application and checks for common mistakes such as misnumbering and inconsistent word usage. The user can then generate a ready-to-file PDF document or a Word document for subsequent editing.

File Your Application Page

Be the first-inventor-to-file! This tab enables you to electronically file the application or print/file using express mail process.


Those skilled-in-the-art should know how to make and use the invention based on the description. This tab documents how the invention operates through drawings and descriptions thereof. The user can label the drawing with reference numbers that are described in the description.

Claims Page

Patent claims are formulated according to a set of precise syntactic, lexical and stylistic guidelines. Our graphical sketching tool enables inventors to compose patent claims using knowledge from the description and the user sketch. The result is a draft that can be automatically be incorporated into multiple claim sets suitable for reviewing with a patent professional.

Inventor And ADS Page

Celebrating your ingenuity, this tab captures inventor information and creates application data sheet (ADS) for filing the utility patent application.

Pricing Plans

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BASIC ($299)

PRO ($499)

  • Show issued patents as examples
  • Figures Handling
  • 1 5 Unlimited
  • Add Reference Numbers to Figures
  • Use camera to generate Figures
  • Renders Ready to File PDF
  • Export to Word for Additional Editing
  • Import Figures from PowerPoint, Visio
  • Generate Claims
  • 20 Unlimited
  • Detailed Drafting Diagnostics
  • Lawyer Review/File (Extra $1,999 + PTO Fees)

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