New, notable or otherwise interesting U.S design patents collected by Sarah Burstein.

 

Here are the key illustrations, with explanations, from appellants’ brief in In re Owens,a design patent case currently pending in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit. (All of the briefing is available here.)

Update: The Federal Circuit issued its opinion affirming the PTO on March 26, 2013. A brief overview (by yours truly) is available here.