The United States Patent for Air8 cushion was granted
From the product idea to the patent:
First product sketch:
The first sketch for the product idea was made in autumn 2017.
The first technical drawings followed in spring 2018.
Preparation of the concept letter for the patent documents:
Parallel to the prototype development, the technical and functional description of the invention for the patent application was created in spring 2018.
Completion of the first prototypes:
The first prototypes were completed and tested in summer 2018.
First patent filing:
Function and design patent documents for the first countries, Hong Kong SAR and China, were filed in July 2018.
Hong Kong patent granted:
In October 2018 and July 2019, respectively, the patents for function and design were granted in Hong Kong under the numbers HK1248055 and Rg.N.1801354.0.
Patent granted in China:
The patents for China followed in January and August 2019, under the numbers CN304995992S and CN209219658U.
Patents for other countries:
The process for the EU granting under the number EP 19831498 has been
running since the beginning of
2020 and is about to be granted soon.