Industrial Designs

The industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an object. It may consist of three-dimensional elements (eg, shape or texture of the object) or two-dimensional (eg patterns of lines or color).

The industrial designs apply to a wide variety of products of industry and handicraft: watches, jewelry, furniture, electrical appliances, vehicles, etc.

It should be clear that the right of designs does not protect the technical aspects of the product to which it applies which may be protected under patent or utility model.

The industrial design is protected for a period of five years renewable twice.