What is your design patent probability of success?

What are your chances of getting a design patent? A helpful way to estimate your probability of success in obtaining a US design patent is to consider the average design allowance rate which is the percentage of design patent applications allowed by the USPTO. In fiscal year 2022, the design allowance rate was over 86%. […]

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What is the probability of getting a utility patent?

What is the utility patent probability of success? It’s no surprise that utility patents are substantially harder to obtain than design patents. What might be eye opening is that the probability of obtaining a utility patent is a function of time. As more time passes, the probability of getting a utility patent increases. Based on […]

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