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Design Patent Bar: A New Era for Patent Practitioners Begins 2024


The USPTO is launching a separate design patent practitioner bar, effective January 2024, enabling individuals with visual arts credentials, such as in industrial and graphic design, to specifically practice in design patents. This significant change broadens the scope of patent practice to include those with a background in the visual arts.

Notably, LOSMP is fully qualified to prosecute design patents, catering to client needs in brand identity and intellectual property protection.

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