Patent Proofreading Tools


How do I proofread patent documents using ClaimMaster?
Checking claims for incorrect numbering, amendment issues, and other problems and informalities
Checking claims for missing antecedent basis, ambiguities, and other related issues
Adjusting antecedent basis parsing preferences
Making sure claim phrases/words are supported in the specification
Ensuring part names and numbers are consistently used in the specification and figures
Using helpful part annotation tools to speed up reviewing of figures
Checking for inconsistent acronyms
Checking claims and specification for “patent profanities”
Identifying contextually incorrect phrases
Checking documents for DOCX issues prior to EFS-Web uploads
How can I perform post-grant check of the issued patent claims
Making sure that the headers in your documents match PAIR data

Patent Drafting Tools


Quickly generating an application Summary section from the existing claims
Generating flow chart figures from the existing method claims
Keeping track of part numbers and using auto-complete for part names during drafting of the specification section
Adding/removing part numbers to/from claims for EPO submissions
How to quickly renumber parts in the specification
Using boilerplate entries to save time when drafting applications, Office Action responses, and other documents
Turning on auto-complete for longer phrases and acronyms
Generating the summary of claim amendments for the Remarks section of your Office Action responses

Other Time-Saving Tools


How do I modify amendments and status indicators?
Quickly switching between the USPTO and Track Changes amendment formatting
Reviewing and visualizing the hierarchy of the claims in your documents
Renumbering claims in your documents
How can I quickly generate claim charts?
How do I compare claims within a claim set, between documents or patents?
Building a table of specification citations for claim terms or other keywords
Calculating excess claim fees

USPTO/EFS-Web Filing Tools


How do I quickly fill-out IDS forms with the cited prior art data?
Filling out USPTO forms with bibliographic information
Importing bibliographic data from your docketing system into ClaimMaster
Splitting up applications into multiple parts for EFS-Web uploads
Checking documents for DOCX issues prior to EFS-Web uploading

Office Action Analysis and Shell Tools


Analyzing Office Actions and generating Office Action response shells
Using Office Action Response assistant
Generating Word shells and emails
Customizing/creating new shells for Office Action responses

Downloading/PAIR Tools


Generating patent family trees bases on the US and foreign data
Quickly opening a patent/publication on your desktop
Using ClaimMaster to download a large list of US or foreign publications
Downloading documents from PAIR
Using ClaimMaster to log-in to Private PAIR for further operations
Downloading publications based on the US application number
Reviewing US Patents, Publications, and documents using Patent Reader

Other General Tips


Fixing claim identification and parsing problems
Using inline comments in claims