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How to write your Patent Proposal

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The Patent Proposal is an example of a proposal using Proposal Pack to submit an invention to be patented. If this is going to the US Government's USPTO office there may be differences in how your proposal is formatted and additional forms may be required. This list is a starting point for a general purpose patent proposal document.

You can also create countless variations of this document to suit your needs using the included library of 2200+ chapters.
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Components of a Patent Proposal

There is no one-size-fits-all template for a patent proposal. Proposal Kit templates can be customized as needed to fit any situation using the extensive chapter template library. Here are some key chapters typically included in this type of template. Use this template as your starting point and customize it as needed using the software included with each Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle.

Cover Letter

The Cover Letter serves as the introduction to your patent proposal. It outlines the purpose of your submission and briefly introduces your invention. This letter should be professional and concise, setting the tone for the rest of the document.

Non-Disclosure Form (Long Version)

This form is important to protect your invention's confidentiality. It ensures that the recipient agrees not to disclose any proprietary information contained in your proposal. Including a long version provides thorough legal protection.


The Abstract provides a concise summary of your invention, highlighting its purpose and main features. This section is critical as it offers a quick overview to reviewers who might not have time to read the entire proposal.

Project Background

Here, you detail the problem your invention addresses and the context in which it was developed. This section helps to establish the need for your invention and its potential impact.

Proprietary Information

This chapter contains detailed information about the proprietary aspects of your invention. It is important to clearly outline what makes your invention unique and valuable.


The Attachments section includes any supplementary documents that support your proposal. These could be additional diagrams, technical papers, or other relevant materials.


In this part, you explain what makes your invention innovative. Compare it with existing solutions and emphasize the novel features that set it apart.


This chapter provides a detailed description of the technical specifications of your invention. Include measurements, materials, and other technical details that are crucial for understanding how your invention works.

Company History

Here, you provide background information about your company. This section helps establish your credibility and showcases your experience and capability to bring the invention to market.


The Biography section includes information about the inventors and key team members. Highlight their qualifications, experience, and contributions to the invention.


List any existing patents related to your invention. This information is crucial for understanding the legal landscape and any potential overlaps with your proposed patent.


Diagrams are visual representations of your invention. These are important for illustrating complex ideas and providing a clear understanding of your invention's structure and functionality.


Include any relevant data that supports the viability and effectiveness of your invention. This could be experimental results, statistical analysis, or other forms of empirical evidence.

Examples of projects a Patent Proposal may be used for

This document can be used in many contexts and has various uses depending on the needs. Depending on your situation, customize the chapter list as needed using a Proposal Pack or the Professional bundle.

  • Submitting a new invention for patent approval
  • Protecting proprietary technology
  • Demonstrating technical specifications of an invention
  • Showcasing the innovativeness of a new product
  • Providing company background information to establish credibility
  • Highlighting inventor's qualifications and experience
  • Including diagrams to illustrate invention details
  • Comparing invention against existing solutions
  • Collecting and presenting empirical data
  • Ensuring confidentiality with a non-disclosure agreement
  • Summarizing invention purpose and features in an abstract
  • Adding supplementary documents in an attachments section
  • Listing existing patents related to the invention
  • Detailing project background to establish necessity
  • Including comprehensive technical specifications


Related To

The Patent Proposal may also be referred to in different ways or be used in more specialized situations, such as:

  • Invention Submission
  • Patent Application
  • Confidentiality Agreement
  • Innovation Proposal
  • Technical Specifications
  • Proprietary Information
  • Patent Documentation
  • Inventor Biography
  • Company Overview
  • Diagram Attachments



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Patent Proposal
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Chapter Templates Used in the Patent Proposal

Cover Letter, Title Page, Table of Contents, Non-Disclosure Form (Long Version), Abstract, Project Background, Proprietary Information, Attachments, Innovativeness, Specifications, Company History, Biography, Patents, Diagrams, Data, Back Page

You use this this proposal for

  • General business proposal
  • Non-technical proposal
  • Invention, patent proposal

How to create the Patent Proposal with Proposal Pack Wizard

You can create this document using any of the logo-designed Proposal Packs. Pick any Proposal Pack with a logo design theme you like best; they will all work equally well. The Proposal Pack for Any Business is the pack with no extra added logos or colors - designed to be used plain or for you to customize with your logos and graphics.

The Proposal Pack design theme you purchase will determine the visual look of this template. The screenshot above only shows the plain generic design theme. Names and stories in examples are fictional; however, the templates are from real client use cases.

We include a library of chapters to be assembled based on your needs. All proposals are different and have different needs and goals. We designed Proposal Pack so you can customize the documents to suit your needs.

You will best create this document using the Proposal Pack Wizard - Expert Edition software to select this template and build it in the Proposal Pack logo design theme of your choice along with any desired customizations (such as adding additional chapters, removing unneeded chapters, changing the order of chapters, and importing your company logo). This template outlines a proposal for the described situation. Each user is responsible for typing in the actual content of the provided pages with their information to complete the proposal.

You create this template using the Wizard software with an entire Proposal Pack library and software. We include the Expert Edition of the software in the Proposal Kit Professional bundle. Microsoft Word for Windows is required to use the customizing software.

How to Build Templates Featured on Proposal Kit Website

Many people find the Proposal Kit website after searching for a specific proposal. Once you've purchased and installed the software, how do you build that template you found in the first place? This video shows you how to build any proposal you see on the Proposal Kit website.

Key Takeaways

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