Design Patent Application Process:

  • 1

    Complete Design Patent Application

  • 2

    Review Drawings and Application Information with Consultants & Engineers

  • 3

    Patent Attorney or Agent files your application with the USPTO



$890 + $190 Gov’t Fee


  • Get “Patent Pending” Status & Protect your designs
  • Up to 7 Professional Technical Drawings (Front, back, left, right, top, bottom, and perspective views)
  • Fully prepared patent application (With up to 7 patent drawings, the preamble, figure descriptions, and claim)

Technical Drawing & Design Application Samples

Speak with a Certified Design Patent Consultant

Intellectual Property Knowledge Center

Design vs. Utility Patents

A design patent allows you to protect the "ornamental design of a functional item" for 15 years.
In contrast with a utility patent, a design patent does not protect an item's function. If you created a modern-looking chair, you invented that modern look, not the chair itself.


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