How To Patent A Product. Design patents only protect the look of an object. When you apply for a patent the US.
On average youll be waiting 18 to 24 months for a verdict on your patent application. You should only apply for a patent if. A patent is a right that is granted for any device substance method or process that is new inventive and useful.
If you do not follow the typical patent process there is a significant chance that you will make costly mistakes.
To obtain a patent for your product youll need to take the following steps and be rather strict about it. When you apply for a patent the US. You dont need to have a physical prototype of your invention for the patent application although you should create one to be sure your invention works. The third type of patent covers new plants.