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Registration of industrial designs
APL IP attorneys provide advice, assistance, prepare and file applications for the registration on the following area of Intellectual property:-
What is an industrial design?
An industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. The design may consist of three-dimensional features, such as the shape or surface of an article, or of two dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color.
Industrial designs are applied to a wide variety of products of industry and handicraft: from technical and medical instruments to watches, jewelry and other luxury items; from house wares and electrical appliances to vehicles and architectural structures; from textile designs to leisure goods.
Requirements for Registration of a Design
Ø Design should be new or original
Ø Designs are not new or original if they do not significantly differ from known designs or combination of design features.
It should not be so registered in
respect of any article if it is the same as a design which before
the date of the application for registration has been registered in
Ø It should not be published anywhere in the world in respect of the same or any other article or differs from such a design only in immaterial details or in features which are variants commonly used in The trade.
Ø An application for the registration of a design must be made on a prescribed form
Ø It must be accompanied by the prescribed number of representations of the design
Ø Or the specimen of the article bearing the design and by the prescribed fee and affidavit in accordance with Rule 63B
Ø If it is desired to register the same design in more than one class, a separate application must be made in each class
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