Rockin’ (Design) Patent – Will-Chen-Zqui Design, LLC’s “Guitar Headstock”

Patents Rock - Guitar Headstock

Figure 1 of this design patent “is a front perspective view of the guitar headstock”

  • Rockin’ (Design) Patent: US Design Patent No. D759,152 S
  • Filed: 3 April 2015
  • In the name of: Will-Chen-Zqui Design, LLC
  • Title: Guitar Headstock
  • What’s claimed: “The ornamental design for a guitar headstock, as shown and described.”
  • Why this (design) patent rocks:
    • Unlike utility patents, design patents (also called “registered designs”) protect the way all or part of a product looks rather than how it works. This is why the claim here refers to the “ornamental design” for the guitar headstock “as shown”.
    • Note that this design patent focuses on the design the headstock (and part of the neck), rather than that of and entire guitar.

Post by Iain Russell, Patent and Design Attorney, EIP

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