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November, 2023 Articles

Intellectual Property Protect your novel graphical user interfaces and computer-generated icons from unauthorized use or theft using U.S. design patent protection

The Patent and Trademark Office recently published “Supplemental Guidance for Examination of Design Patent Applications Related to Computer-Generated Electronic Images, Including Computer-Generated Icons and Graphical User Interfaces” in the Federal Register (PTO-P-2023-0047). There, the Patent Office confirmed that both a graphical user interface (GUI) and a computer-generated icon can be covered by design patents. Design […]