Industrial Designs

A registered design ia a property right obtained by the registration of the design according to the law entitled ‘An Act to make privision for the registration and regulations of patents and Designs’. A design is protected by a design right if the design in question is new and has individual character.

A design is considered to be new if no identical design has been made available to the public before the date of filing of the application for registration or, if priority is claimed, before the date of priority.

The protection of a design right extends to any design which does not give a different overall impression on the informed user.