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Design Patent Application Service

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Protect a Design for 15 Years

Design patents protect the look and shape of an item for 15 years. Design patents do not protect functionality. Learn more by Understanding Design Patents.

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Fully Prepared Patent Application

All required parts will be prepared including up to 7 patent drawings, the preamble, figure descriptions, and the single claim.

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Technical Drawings

Up to 7 professional patent drawings are prepared to show the front, back, left, right, top, bottom, and perspective views.

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Filed by a Patent Attorney or Agent

A licensed patent practitioner will review and submit your complete design patent application. This includes claims, descriptions, and professional technical illustrations.

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Virtual Meetings

Virtual meetings allow you, your invention consultant, engineers, and patent professionals to collaborate virtually. Participants can watch each other's computer screen live to easily discuss complex documents.

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Discounted Patent Firm Rates

Thoughts to Paper has pre-negotiated discounted flat fee rates with our advertising patent firms.

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Non-disclosure agreements as our agreement to confidentiality of your invention.

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Design Patent Application Service


US Patent Office Required Filing Fee*


* $190 government fee assumes you are classified as "micro entity". If you have filed 5 or more patents in the past, or have an annual income of greater than $160,971, you may be classified as "small entity" which requires instead, a $380 government fee. Your consultant will help you determine the government fee prior to filing.

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