Design Patent Services

Design Patent Services

Affordable cost Design Patent Services by a USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner (Patent Attorney or Patent Agent). Carson Patents provides patent services for US & Hague (International Industrial Design) design patent applications. Contact us to start the steps to patent.

Prior Art Search

A Design Patent Prior Art Search is a search to determine whether there are products and inventions similar to the design that you want to patent. This is an essential first step to applying for a patent. At Carson Patents our search includes a patentability evaluation. Contact us for a search, or to start the steps to patent.

Important TIP. Proper searching before filing a design application is essential. Proper searching can reduce or eliminate potential rejections and objections. Thus, it can save you money.

Writing & Filing

Design Patent Application Writing is the second step to patenting. Writing design applications is crafting the description and proper completion of the drawings. Design patents have only one claim. The claim is for the invented design as shown and described.

At Carson Patents drawings are included in our patent application writing services. If the inventor does not have drawings that are compliant with the submittal requirements of the USPTO, we will edit or arrange new ones as needed.

Design Patent Application Filing is the third step to patenting. Filing an application is submitting all of the documents, forms, and inventor disclosure information needed for an application to the patent office. Once an application is submitted, the invention becomes patent pending. Contact us to start the steps to patent.

Important TIP: Color drawings, illustrations, and photos should only be used where essential to convey the design. Design Patent Application drawings are typically black and white line drawings. The traditional six orthogonal views are used to show all sides of the design. 3D views are often added for clarity.

Prosecution

Design Patent Prosecution is the fourth step to patenting. It is representing your invention before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). It is the conducting of communications with the USPTO regarding the examination of a patent application, or a patent. For design applications, prosecution is mostly things like letters to address any rejections or objections made during examination. Carson Patents provides design patent prosecution services. Contact us for prosecution help, or to start the steps to patent.

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Important TIP: When looking for affordable cost expert design patent services from a Patent Services Firm or IP/Patents Law Office – only Patent Attorneys, and Patent Agents can prosecute patents. Call Carson Patents for USPTO Registered Patent Practitioner help.