Graphical descriptions play an important role in helping to validate the originality of a proposed invention or design, as well as when searching for inspiration or similar patents. But are you getting the most valuable insight from your design patent data?

PatSnap will be joined by Alan Engel for a webinar which will cover a wide range of topics relating to design patents, focusing primarily on East Asia but will also touch on European and American industrial designs and design patents.

Topics covered within this session include: 

  • The rising importance of design
  • Design patents in the design world
  • Design patents in the patent world
  • Kinds of design patents
  • Searching design patents
  • Design patent valuation



Alan Engel

Alan is President at Paterra Inc, the oldest Internet provider of machine translations of Japanese patents.