Elements of a Design Patent Application

Source: uspto.gov
Category: Design Patent Application

The elements of a design patent application should include the following:
(1)     Preamble, stating name of the applicant, title of the design, and a brief description of the nature and intended use of the article in which the design is embodied;
(2)     Description of the figure(s) of the drawing;
(3)     Feature description;
(4)     A single claim;
(5)     Drawings or photographs;
(6)     Executed oath or declaration.

In addition, the filing fee set forth in 37 CFR 1.16(f) is also required. See insert for schedule of current fees. If applicant is a small entity, (an independent inventor, a small business concern, or a non-profit organization), the filing fee is reduced by half if the small entity files a Statement Claiming Small Entity Status (PTO/SB/09 - see insert for sample form).