Ask the Experts

IPO Education Foundation is pleased to launch a short video series: Ask the Expert. Videos by IPO member experts provide short explanations on the basics of IP.

Tracy Durkin, Director at Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, PLLC and Beth Ferrill, Partner at Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP explain:

  • What is a design patent,
  • What’s the difference from a utility patent,
  • What’s the difference between a design patent and trade dress,
  • Who would want a design patent, and
  • Why are they important?

Check out the videos below and, don’t forget, we also spoke to Dave Kappos about patents!

Have you heard of a design patent?

What is intellectual property?

Experts in the intellectual property industry teach us about the fundamentals of IP. 

Design Patents
Trade Secrets

Why is IP protection important?

It incentives and encourages innovation!

VIEW THE VIDEOS ABOVE – Visit our Youtube channel to learn more!