Rowan Patents Drafting Tool

Focus on the high-value work by reducing time spent on laborious tasks, such as ordering claims, tracking claim terms and maintaining consistency between drawings and detailed descriptions.

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Written by Dave Billmaier and Laura Berwick
Drawing Figures

Rowan Patents Drafting: Drawing Overview

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Getting Started with Rowan Patents Drafting's Drawing Tool

Last updated April 15, 2021, covering v2.22.2 release.
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Sub-numbered Figure Groups

How to create a group of figures with sub-figure numbering (e.g. 1A, 1B)
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Multiple Figures Per Sheet

How to add and manage more than one figure on a drawing sheet.
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Part Sub-numbering

How to create sub-numbered part groups such as 102a, 102b, 102c. (Available starting in v2.16.2)
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Creating Flowcharts with Rowan Patents Drafting

Generated from method claims or built from scratch, Rowan drafting makes flowcharts easy
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Part Number Sequencing

How does automatic numbering work in Rowan Patents?
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Fit Stencils to Text

The Rowan Patent drafting tool now gives you a couple of quick clicks to fit your shapes to the text they hold, starting in v2.19.X
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Editing Stencils

Manipulate Rowan Patents drafting tools' available drawing stencils, (shapes, parts, elements, items).
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Create Figures Using Markdown

Save time when creating complex sequence diagrams
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Specification Drafting

Specification Overview

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Including Additional Specification Sections

Our predefined fields may not provide all that you're looking for. So it's easy to add your own.
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Flexible Part References

Using only part numbers to reference figure elements, and concisely reference groups of figures.
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Symbol/Special Characters Insertion

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Inserting Equations and Chemical Formulas

An integrated equation and chemical formula editor is now included in Rowan Patents drafting tools.
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Inserting an Auto-Synced Parts List

Provide a parts list in your specification that will stay in sync with changes made to your drawings.
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Claim-to-Summary Transformation

Select one or more claims and transform them into a summary suitable for the beginning of your specification, starting in v2.19.X.
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Inserting Definitions/Glossary into the Specification

Automatically insert definitions into the specification near the use of the term
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Syncing Term Definitions in the Specification

Pasted or merged definitions may highlight to confirm you want them to remain synced with the Terms Manager. Here's what to do.
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