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New Patent Design Unveiling – March 11, 2018

Posted in General Commentary by Jake Ward on February 17, 2018

For only the second time in a hundred years, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has redesigned the patent grant cover. Often decorated with an iconic ribbon and seal, patent covers are what we generally think of as the physical award document issued to inventors.  The USPTO will unveil the new cover design at this special South by Southwest (SXSW) event and discuss the significance and history of the document with intellectual property stakeholders and the press.