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By J.D. Houvener
Patent Attorney and Founder

Software EG programs applications website mobile apps and browsers be protected by Design or utility patents if yes on what types of software competence we applied love it well that’s a great question so I was answered this and there’s definitely two major types of patents that you can get firstly utility utility is all about governing the functional inventions that have been created so those that are novel and are not obvious if you have a unique software you’ve developed that provides a functionality that is new right the steps of the process the the method that users have to go through or that there’s control or servers data is transferring or being derived or analyzed in a new unique way that is protectable under the US patent law as a utility pad the visual side of software can be protected under design patents and it’s under the graphical user interfaces as a design pattern

About the Author
J.D. Houvener is a Registered USPTO Patent Attorney who has a strong interest in helping entrepreneurs and businesses thrive. J.D. leverages his technical background in engineering and experience in the aerospace industry to provide businesses with a unique perspective on their patent needs. He works with clients who are serious about investing in their intellectual assets and provides counsel on how to capitalize their patents in the market. If you have any questions regarding this article or patents in general, consider contacting J.D. at