Design Patent vs Copyright Protection

Design Patent vs Copyright Protection

If you have a design that you want to protect, you may be wondering how patenting your design with a design patent differs from protecting your design by registering it with the U.S Copyright Office for copyright protection. Both design patents and copyright...
What Are Utility Patents?

What Are Utility Patents?

Whether you’re an inventor who wants to protect his invention or you’re just interested in learning what a utility patent is, you’ve come to the right spot. The USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office) offers inventors the ability to protect...
Design Patent Pending

Design Patent Pending

Inventors want to protect their invention as quickly as possible and display “patent pending” on their new invention or product to tell the world that they have taken the legal steps to protect their invention. We will discuss what design patent pending...
Rocket Docket Design Patents

Rocket Docket Design Patents

If you’ve just finished working on a design, you probably want to patent it. Patenting a design in the United States takes 20.5 months from the date an applicant files a design patent application with the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office)....
What is Patent Novelty?

What is Patent Novelty?

If you have a great invention or design that you want to patent you probably heard that your invention has to be novel in order for it to qualify for a patent. We will explain the novelty requirement in great detail below. What is Patent Novelty? For an inventor to be...