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5 Steps to Getting a Design Patent

5 Steps to Getting a Design Patent

A design patent protects the ornamental appearance and overall design of a product. As per 35 U.S.C. § 171, design patents protect, “any new, original, and ornamental design for an article of manufacture.” Having a design patent gives its an owner the ability to use,...
How Much Does a Design Patent Cost?

How Much Does a Design Patent Cost?

Getting a design patent is an exciting step in any creator’s journey towards product innovation. One of the common questions people ask is about the cost of a design patent. How much a design patent costs depends on what it covers, or in other words, its complexity....