Design Patents

Protecting your design

Miller, Matthias & Hull LLP write and prosecute design patent applications to protect against the unauthorized use of new, original and ornamental designs.

The protection given to a design patent is defined by its claim which refers to its ornamental appearance as illustrated in the accompanying drawings depicting the device. Because of the importance of the drawings in a design patent application, Miller, Matthias & Hull LLP works with experienced patent illustrators fully capture the ornamental design and protect your competitive advantage.

Successful articles we have protected with design patents, include:

  • Appliances
  • Automated Fluid Dispensing Equipment
  • Automotive equipment
  • Compressors
  • Golf equipment
  • HVAC equipment
  • Lamps
  • Furniture
  • Night lights
  • Pumps
  • Slot machines
  • Spray bottles
  • Toys