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Friday Factoid: Father’s Day-Related Design Patent

Patents issued by the USPTO may protect a product’s design instead of its functionality. The USPTO previously issued a design patent regarding an ornamental design for a “daddy saddle” to be used by children when riding on the backs of their fathers. Sources: United States Design Patent   Jon Wachs websiteIf you have any questions regarding the content of this communication, please contact Jonathan R. Wachs: jwachs@offitkurman.com | 301.575.0302. If you would like to subscribe to receive Friday Factoids® in your inbox click here.