You're likely well versed in the value of utility patents. But did you know that a design patent for your product can be an equally important component of your intellectual property portfolio? It can help you prevent knockoffs, get faster patent protection, save money, and more. Read more.
In the wake of the Alice Corp. decision by the Supreme Court, opportunities still exist to protect design elements of programs, user interfaces (UIs), and mobile applications. Design patents can be a powerful vehicle for providing protection at a fraction of the cost of more mainstream utility patents, which cover functionality rather than ornamentation. Read more.