Industrial design rights are intellectual property rights that make the visual design of objects that are not purely utilitarian, exclusive.
Thus, an Industrial Design consists of a shape, a composition of a pattern or color, or combinations of pattern and color containing aesthetic value.
Industrial Designs can be protected in the United States using Design Patents, Tradedress, or Copyright. Each type of protect has specific advantages and disadvantages, as each protects the Industrial Design in different ways.
Please contact us for more information on specific ways to protect Industrial Design.