With relatively low cost and fast prosecution, design patents add value to any portfolio. Yet design patents are often overlooked when developing patent protection and branding strategies. If you want to understand how to leverage design patent strategies in your intellectual property portfolios, both in terms of maximizing portfolio value and success in enforcement, register today for this free series of events.
In this installment, join Molly Kocialski, Director of the USPTO's Rocky Mountain Regional Office, a panel of design examiners, patent experts in the Rocky Mountain region, and other leading designers in the consumer products and fashion industries, to discuss the role and value of design patents.
Speakers at the event will cover the following topics:
- What is a design patent, and how to apply for design protection
- Benefits design patents provide in consumer products and fashion industries
- Unique infringement challenges, and design patents as key enforcement tools
Attendees may register for any and all parts of this four-part series.