Documents Required For Design Registration In India

A brief overview In intellectual property law, a design registration protects against counterfeiting of an article created through an industrial process by securing protection against a new design being applied. In exchange for registration, the designer receives exclusive rights to use the design for a period of ten years, which can be extended for another five years. Design Act, 2000 permits the registration of shapes, sizes, patterns, ornaments, or combinations of colors and lines applied to any article. However, in order to be registered, a design must meet the following requirements: Ideally, it should be new and original. In designing […]