Keep competitors at bay — claiming protection is easy and affordable.
Control who can make, use or sell your design; and use the term "patent pending" or "patent issued."
A USPTO-registered patent attorney or agent will help prepare and file your application.
A professional illustrator will draft your design according to USPTO requirements.
A design patent protects an item's unique ornamental design—how it looks. A utility patent protects how an item is used and works. Design patents are generally less complicated than utility patents and can be easier and cheaper to get. If your invention has a unique design and unique functionality, you may be able to file both a design and a utility patent application.Compare design and utility patents
For your design to qualify for a design patent, these two things must generally be true:
Our 3-step process is fast and easy.
1. Complete our design patent questionnaire
2. A registered patent attorney or agent reviews your information
3. Your attorney or agent prepares and files your application with the USPTO
+ federal filing fees
Standard package details:
A registered patent attorney or agent will review your information and provide suggestions for improvement.
Professional preparation of your design patent application.
Technical drawings by a professional illustrator.
Electronic filing of your application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).
FREE non-disclosure and confidentiality forms for discussing and marketing your invention.
+ federal filing fees
Includes everything from Standard, plus:
A comprehensive design patent search to identify similar and related patents.
We're available Mon-Fri 5am to 8pm PT and Weekends 7am to 4pm PT
Our agents are based in California and Texas.
Get legal advice from an independent attorney at a price you can afford.
Pricing starts at $23.99/month
You're just steps away from protecting your unique design.
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