How to Patent a Design

What does it take to patent a design? Before diving into how to patent a design, let’s first cover the why questions. Why do you want to get a design patent? Why is a design patent as opposed to a utility patent the right type of IP for your idea? Get these foundational questions answered […]

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How to speed up design patent applications (Rocket Docket)

Can you speed up design patent applications? Yes, you can speed up the examination of design patent applications by filing a request for expedited examination (aka Rocket Docket). Without the Rocket Docket, the average wait time (pendency) for a first design Office Action is about 16.4 months (as of November 2021). Expedited examination reduces the […]

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