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35 U.S.C. 171 Patents for designs. – Patent Laws
35 U.S.C. 171 Patents for designs.
Whoever invents any new, original, and ornamental design for an article of manufacture may obtain a patent therefor, subject to the conditions and requirements of this title.
The provisions of this title relating to patents for inventions shall apply to patents for designs, except as otherwise provided.