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									         Leyendecker & Lemire, LLC Invention Disclosure Form




Name of Invention:




Inventor 1
Name:
Street Address:
City:                                                     State:
Zip Code:
Phone:
Email:


Inventor 2
Name:
Street Address:
City:                                                     State:
Zip Code:
Phone:
Email:


For additional inventors, please add additional sheets.


A. Brief Description of the Invention:
   (1) What is the invention? What does it do? How does it do it? What is unique about the
invention? Etc.):


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  (2)What problem does your invention solve? In other words, what advantages does your
invention provide that are not provided by products or processes currently available or
known? ______________________________________________________________________
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B. Invention Details:
1. Approx. date the invention was conceived: _________________________
2. Have you told anyone about the Invention?       YES or NO
3. If YES, who have told?
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4. Have you offered the invention for sale to anyone?
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5. Has the invention been discussed in any publication, such a newspaper, a newsletter, the
Internet, or trade journal? YES or NO
If Yes, please give the details: ____________________________________________________
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6. If you disclosed or discussed the invention with anyone, did you have the person(s) with
whom you discussed the invention sign a NONDISCLOSURE agreement? YES or NO
If Yes, please give the details: ____________________________________________________
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7. Have you prototyped the invention; have you sketched the invention; have you drafted a
written description of the invention; have you tested the invention? If YES to anyone of
these questions, please provide the details and relevant dates. _________________________
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C. Detailed Description of your Invention:
    Provide a written description of your invention referencing one or more drawings or
sketches of the invention. Describe not only the construction and make up of the invention
in its preferred form but also any variations you have conceived. Specifically identify any
particular components, elements or features of your invention that are novel (new).
Further, discuss the problem your invention solves and specifically how your invention is
used. The more information provided the better. Generally, the more detailed the
description and the greater the number of sketches and drawings, the less expensive it will
be to prepare the patent application. Don’t ever be worried about providing too much
information: more is better.
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D. The Prior Art:
   List and describe the products or processes that you know of that are most similar to
your invention, and differentiate them from your invention. Considering the functionality
of your invention and the problem solved by your invention, how would someone obtain
similar results to those obtained by using your invention with prior art products or
processes? How is you invention better than the prior art and processes you listed? For
example, is it less expensive to make or operate; is it more efficient; is it more reliable; or is
it more effective? __________________________________________________________
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_______________________________ Please attach any Prior Art searches you have performed
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E. Development of Your Invention:
  What are your development plans for your invention? Do you intend to produce it
yourself or have someone else make it? Do you intend to market it yourself or work with a
marketing company? Do you want to try and license your invention? Do you foresee a
large market for your invention overseas, such that it would be wise to pursue foreign
patent protection? The more information I have about you and your invention the more
effectively I can provide services that best fit you needs. ______________________________
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F. Additional Information:
  Please add any additional information that you think might be helpful in both providing
you with an accurate quote and drafting a comprehensive, quality patent application.
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