Can I Patent a Calendar Layout?

Posted by Michael Shimokaji | Jul 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Question: Can I Patent a Calendar Layout?

Question Detail: Most paper wall calendars use a traditional layout for the dates which puts each day in a small square. My format is completely different, unique, and never before seen, it is not an obvious invention. Can I patent my calendar layout?

 Answer: If the layout has never been done before and is not obvious, then theoretically it can be patentable.

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