Design Patents

A design patent protects original ornamental designs for an article of manufacture.  Articles of manufacture include almost anything that is actually made, as well as graphical user interfaces for computers, tablets and smart phones as long as a portion of the display is shown.

Design patents are granted for fourteen years from the date that the patent is granted, and are not subject to the payment of maintenance fees.

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A great patent starts with understanding the underlying technology