The design is the features of shape, pattern, ornament, configuration, the composition of colors & lines applied to an article. It can be in two dimensions or three dimensions or in both forms. Under the Design Act, 2000, a shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or color or combination applied to an article can be registered. For a design to be registered, it must satisfy the following conditions: it must be new and original, the design should relate to features of shape, configuration, pattern or ornament applied to an article, the design must be applied to an article by an industrial process and the design must be visible and should appear on an article.
Design registration provides the creator, exclusive rights over the use of the design for a period of ten years, that can be further extended for a period of five years. In case of infringement, the owner of a registered design can seek legal remedy under the Design Act.
Our Process of Design registration
- Application Preparation for design registration
- Application filing with IPI
- Design registration is done.