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Design Patents are granted to the unique visual qualities of a manufactured item, it is important for the product to have a distinct configuration, distinct surface or texture or both. A design Patent does not look into the usage or procedure of a manufactured item but the final form of the manufactured item. Design Patents protects the inventor from copyright infringement. It is also important that the final form of the manufactured item carries novelty or newness which is non-obvious in nature. It is necessary to ensure that the drawings submitted are realistic in nature and replicates to that of the manufactured item.