All About Ornamental Design Patents

There are three different types of patents: utility, design, and plant. Plant patents protect new and distinctive plants. The most common types of patents are utility patents and design patents. Utility patents protect how things work. Ornamental design patents protect the way things look.  What is an ornamental design patent? Ornamental design patents protect non-functional … Read more

Choosing a Patent Drawing Service for Electric Cars

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Electric cars are the wave of the future. A survey of industry executives found that on average they believed 52% of all new cars would be electric in 2030. General Motors, the largest car maker in America, has announced that by 2035 it will quit selling anything but fully electric cars. Thirteen years from now … Read more

International Patent Application – PCT Drawing Requirements

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The PCT, or Patent Cooperation Treaty, is an international treaty that more than 150 countries have signed on to. A patent filed and granted in one particular country only provides protection in that country. If an inventor wants protection for their invention in more than one country, they can file separate patent applications in each … Read more

What Are the Benefits of Patent Protection?

Benefits of Patent Protection

Patents can be expensive and time-consuming to acquire. Are they worth the time and expense? The answer is “it depends.” In some cases, patents are vitally important. In other cases, they might not help much. In this article, we’ll look at the pros and cons of patent protection. 7 Benefits of Patent Protection There are … Read more