The Patented Excellence of The Original Fire Reflector
Our Values and The Original Fire Reflector
This is a premium product, well executed and developed by listening to what the Overland community wanted. No compromises. Made in North America. Patented in Canada & the US. As a result we have created a new Product Category. We are the leaders in the field and we benefit from the leading influencers and opinion formers in the Overlanding Community supporting us.
Crafting a New Product Category
Our Patented Legacy
The Original Fire Reflector, a product that epitomizes our no-compromise approach to delivering unparalleled warmth and design. Our innovative spirit is encapsulated in our patents, a testament to our originality and dedication to elevating outdoor experiences. Below are the details of our current patents:
Canadian Patent number CDN 3057660 titled “HEAT REFLECTIVE APPARATUS” on the Canadian Patents Database. Canadian Patent (Utility) – CDN 3057660
The details of the patent US 11506392 titled “Heat reflective apparatus” on Justia Patents through this link. US Patent (Design & Utility) – US 11506392
Our patents not only demonstrate our technical prowess but also underline our desire to remain at the forefront of innovation, providing our community with products that stand a class apart in form, function, and above all else: user experience.
Navigating Patent Databases
For US patents, you can use the search tool provided by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on their official website: USPTO Patent Search.
Understanding Patent Types
- Utility patents cover the functionality of a product, process, software, or machine
- They protect the way an article is used and works. To obtain a utility patent, an inventor must file an application setting forth certain property claims to be examined
- They legally protect what a single invention does, how it is used, and how it works. Essentially, utility patents protect the detailed function of a product
- They are a form of intellectual property protection for new inventions, processes, machines, compositions of matter, or articles of manufacture that perform a new and useful functionmentation or coloration of an invention or creative work, protecting the form of a product
- Design patents protect only the appearance of an article and not its structural or utilitarian features
- They are granted for the ornamental design of an article of manufacture, covering objects like jewelry, furniture, beverage containers, and computer icons
- They protect the way a manufactured product looks but not the way it works or how it’s structured, enabling businesses to protect their intellectual property rights over an original design
- They are granted for new and non-obvious ornamental designs for articles of manufacture, solely protecting the appearance of an article, not its structural or functional features
- Design patents legally protect the shape, configuration, and any specific ornamentation or coloration of an invention or creative work, protecting the form of a product
FAQs: Our Patented Innovations and General Patent Inquiries
What is the significance of a patent?
Where can I search for Canadian patents?
- This is the official database provided by the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO). It allows you to perform basic searches and access patent documents from 1869 to present.
CIPO’s Patent Database:
- The database on the official website of the Government of Canada is another reliable source to look up Canadian patents.
Open Government, Government of Canada:
- This database provides access to patent descriptions and images, covering over 93 years of patent data.
- On this platform, you can search for trademarks, patents, copyrights, industrial designs, and other goods and services in Canada.
- It’s a user-friendly platform that also includes Canadian patents among patents from other countries.
For official and comprehensive information, utilizing the databases provided by the Canadian government would be the most reliable approach.
Where can I search for US patents?
- This database provides full text of US patents issued from 1976 onwards, and PDF images for all patents from 1790 to the present.
USPTO’s Public Patent Application Information Retrieval (PAIR):
- This system allows you to access the status and documents of patent applications, providing both published and unpublished applications.
- An easily accessible platform to search for US patents. It provides a user-friendly interface and includes patents from other countries as well.
- This is a third-party database that provides a free search of US patents and patent applications.
PatentScope by WIPO:
- While it’s an international database, it includes US patents and allows for an extensive search with various filters.
For official and comprehensive information, the USPTO’s databases would be the most reliable sources.
Why would we patent our product?
The assurance of patent protection nurtures a thriving culture of innovation within our collaborative community. It’s a promise that every novel idea, born from the spirit of engagement and collective brainstorming, will be valued and protected, fueling a continual journey of creative exploration and advancement.
Our pursuit of patenting underscores our serious intent to deliver exceptional value and craft meaningful solutions. It’s a clear message that our brand is wholeheartedly invested in not just meeting the needs of the community, but in pioneering products that enhance the collective outdoor experience, fostering deeper connections with every expedition.
Patents provide legal protection preventing others from making, using, selling, or offering our invention for sale without permission.
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What does the phrase “Creating a new product category” imply?
It implies innovation and leadership in developing a unique product that pioneers a new category in the market.