What is the design patent process and cost?

What is the design patent application process? The design patent process is much simpler than that of a utility patent. Costs for obtaining a design patent are significantly lower as well. If you have something that looks different, then a design patent may make sense. The examination process (aka “prosecution”) for a US design patent […]

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How much does a US design patent application cost?

What is the initial filing cost of a US design patent application? Excluding USPTO fees, our initial filing cost of a US design patent application starts at $995. This includes our $770 flat rate and $225 illustrator fee, but the not the USPTO fee. Our turnaround time is only one week with no rush fees. […]

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