Protecting Designs Under Patent, Copyright and Trademarks Laws

Course Number: BS-2026
Credit: 2 PDH
Subject Matter Expert: Tracy P. Jong, Esq.
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Overview

In Protecting Designs Under Patent, Copyright and Trademarks Laws , you'll learn ...

  • How to identify potentially patentable designs law for designs
  • How long trademark protection for product designs is available
  • How long design protection under copyright law lasts
  • Protection under trademark law for product designs

Overview

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Credit: 2 PDH

Length: 129 pages

A design patent protects the appearance of an object. It is directed at protecting surface ornamentation, configuration of parts, shape of the article or a combination of these elements. A utility patent, on the other hand, is obtained to protect the novel, non-obvious functional designs.

This course will focus primarily on design patents. The student will learn how to identify patentable designs and how to conduct free patent searches. You will learn the differences between design patents, utility patents, trademarks and copyright. You will learn how to prepare drawings for patent submittal and how the patent submittal and review process works.

Specific Knowledge or Skill Obtained

This course teaches the following specific knowledge and skills:

  • How to identify potentially patentable designs law for designs
  • How long trademark protection for product designs is available
  • How long design protection under copyright law lasts
  • Protection under trademark law for product designs
  • Examples of subject matter granted design patent protection by the USPTO

Certificate of Completion

You will be able to immediately print a certificate of completion after passing a multiple-choice quiz consisting of 11 questions. PDH credits are not awarded until the course is completed and quiz is passed.

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