Design Patents

Some articles on patents, design patents, design, patent:

Design Patent - Comparison To Utility Patents
... US utility patents protect the functionality of a given item ... Providing the maintenance fees are paid, utility patents are generally valid for up to 20 years from the date of filing (with some exceptions) ... Design patents cover the ornamental nonfunctional design of an item ...
List Of Edison Patents - American Patents - Design Patents
... Edison obtained a few design patents for the unique appearance and concept of items, giving Edison an industrial design right ... His design patents are for phonograph cabinets and light bulbs with substantial decorative features ... Patent D012,631 – Design for an Incandescent Electric Lamp U.S ...

Famous quotes containing the word design:

    What but design of darkness to appall?—
    If design govern in a thing so small.
    Robert Frost (1874–1963)