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Direc­tory macros/latex/contrib/uspatent

These files are for drafting a U.S. Patent Application using LaTeX or LyX.

The complete CTAN file set can be found at: http://mirror.ctan.org/macros/latex/contrib/uspatent

This work may be distributed and/or modified under the
conditions of the LaTeX Project Public License, either
version 1.3 of this license or (at your option) any
later version.
The latest version of the license is in
and version 1.3 or later is part of all distributions of
LaTeX version 2003/06/01 or later.

It includes:

PatentApplicationGuide.pdf - the instructions
uspatent.cls - LaTeX class file based on memoir
uspatent.layout - LyX layout file that goes with uspatent.cls

PatentApplication.tex - A skeleton starting document for LaTeX
Drawings.tex - An example drawings file for a LaTeX patent application
PatentApplication.lyx - A skeleton starting document for LyX
Drawings.lyx - An example drawings file for a LyX patent application

TpXDrawing.tpx - An example TpX (TikZ) drawing for drawing annotation
VisioDrawing.vsd, VisioMainDrawing.vsd, VisioDrawing.pdf - Example Visio drawings

Make a folder called "MyInvention" and put all of these files in it.  Rename one of the skeleton
application files to MyInvention.tex or .lyx depending on which you are using and begin editing
these documents to produce your application.  It's all in the Guide provided.

Happy TeX patenting,
Pete Pupalaikis
pete_pope at hotmail.com

Down­load the con­tents of this pack­age in one zip archive (2.4M).

us­patent – U.S. Pa­tent Ap­pli­ca­tion Tools for and

The pack­age pro­vides a class and other tools for de­vel­op­ing a beau­ti­fully for­mat­ted, con­sis­tent U.S. Pa­tent Ap­pli­ca­tion us­ing and/or .

Li­cense The Project Public Li­cense 1.3
Copy­right2012 Peter J. Pu­palaikis
Main­tainerPeter J. Pu­palaikis
Con­tained inTeX Live as us­patent
MiKTeX as us­patent
Topics al­ter­na­tive class(es)
type­set­ting le­gal doc­u­ments or study ma­te­rial
pre­pare a patent ap­pli­ca­tion
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