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Canva Launches New Suite of AI-Powered Design Tools

Plagiarism Today

The graphic design platform Canva has launched a dozen new AI-powered tools. The post Canva Launches New Suite of AI-Powered Design Tools appeared first on Plagiarism Today. But how well do they work and are they legal/ethical to use?

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Design Patent Bar Now Reality


by Dennis Crouch The USPTO is officially establishing a separate design patent practitioner bar with its final rule published on November 16, 2023 and effective January 2, 2024. Currently, a single patent bar governs registration for anyone seeking to practice before the USPTO in utility, plant, and design patent matters.


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Design Patent Protection for Computer Generated Icons and Graphical User Interfaces

Intellectual Property Law Blog

One way to, at least partially, overcome this is to consider design patent protection for computer generated icons and certain aspects of the graphical user interface (GUI) elements of a computer program. Strategic use of design patents can be an important part of an overall patent strategy.

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USPTO Publishes Final Rule Establishing Separate Design Patent Bar

IP Watchdog

Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) today announced that a final rule will be published tomorrow, November 16, in the Federal Register implementing a design patent practitioner bar. The Office first published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to the Federal Register in May 2023 contemplating a separate design patent practitioner bar.

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Remembrance Day Poppies: Who Can Produce and Sell Them, including Designs Incorporating Them?

Hugh Stephens Blog

I slipped in my $5 donation (is that enough in these days … Continue reading "Remembrance Day Poppies: Who Can Produce and Sell Them, including Designs Incorporating Them?"

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What is design thinking?

McKinsey Operations

Design thinking is a systemic, intuitive, customer-focused problem-solving approach that organizations can use to respond to rapidly changing environments and to create maximum impact.

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Navigating Partial Design Rejections in China

JD Supra Law

As outlined in our previous post, on June 1, 2021 the Fourth Amendment to the Chinese Patent Law came into effect, allowing partial claiming in design patent applications. By: Quarles & Brady LLP