design patent

Definition of "design patent"
  1. A legally protected right given for a unique, non-obvious aesthetic design for a product that doesn't influence its operation, lasting 14 years from the issue date
How to use "design patent" in a sentence
  1. The company obtained a design patent for their uniquely shaped bottle.
  2. The sculptor had a design patent for his stylish chair that has no impact on its functionality.
  3. Filing for a design patent can protect the aesthetic aspects of a product against being copied.

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