Category Archives: Interesting Patents

Cool Design Patent: Descent Stage for Mars Rover

Today the California Institute of Technology received an issued design patent for the descent stage used for the Mars Rover. The new patent is U.S. Patent D679,646. The cover figure is shown below. NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory is a division … Continue reading

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Interesting Design Patents of the Week

Here are a couple of interesting design patents that issued this week. Anyone else ready for summer? Design patent no. D653,172 covers a design for a “Mobile Ice Cream Kiosk”:   Also, it looks like Facebook has patented the design … Continue reading

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Interesting Patents: Umbrella-Shovel

I do alot of design patent work, so I’ve developed a habit of browsing through the issued design patents every week. It’s interesting to see some of the things that people patent. This week’s case in point: US D652,615 for … Continue reading

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