Design is another form of intellectual property that constitutes the aesthetic or the ornamental appearance of a certain product. It may consist a certain 3-d shape, lines, colours and patterns.
The design registration and protection in India is facilitated by the Designs Act of 2000.
Cheaper and faster process:As compared to patents and other intellectual property, the procedure for filing for a patent is relatively cheaper and quicker.
Less cumbersome:The validity for a design is shorter than that for a patent. Therefore, if your design is uncomplicated and easier to produce, and you want it for a shorter duration of time, you can consider going for a design over a patent.
Ease of transfer:The industrial design law also lets you sell your design, or license an individual or company to commercially produce the same.
Establishing goodwill:A design protection also helps you build credibility and goodwill in the market and hence, provide trademarks for your product that can extend indefinitely.
- Contrary to the copyright, for a design infringement, copying of the protected design is not required to be proved. It is given if the design is registered and protected.
- It is a valuable business asset, and gives you exclusive rights to commercial production.
- If there is a case for infringement of said design, a business may bring their case to court and hence will be awarded damages for the loss incurred.
- Name, nationality and address of the applicant
- Drawing(s)/ photographs in various views
- Power of Attorney
- Certified copy of the priority application (only for convention application)
- We, help you in the entire process of Design Application to Registration with assurance of hassle-free proceedings.
- We deliver end to end consultation before you choose your design, how can you use it, what type of design you should select, where is the chances to get approval or rejection or many other things. From application acceptance to final approval we will update you on every part of it.
- Having us on board for your design registration will help you to complete all the formalities in much lesser time.