Design is one of the classifications of IPR design which refers to the outer appearance or aesthetics applied to a product. It may be 2D or 3D along with a combination of different colour and shape. A design is registered initially for ten years from the date of registration. Most popular example is shape of a coca cola bottle is registered as a design.
Design registration is important because of the following reasons:
- It gives the exclusive right to the owner to prevent the production, sale, distribution of similar products having the same appearance which is registered.
- Design registration act as a USP for the owner.
- After Design Registration owner can licence it and can sell it in exchange of consideration or royalty.
- The owner can sue the other party in case of infringement.
- The design should be unique or original and should not be published in any country.
- Design should not contain any obscene material.
- General power of attorney which must be signed by the applicant.
- Four copies of the design on A4 size paper.
- Affidavits and declaration.
The following entity or person is eligible for Design Registration:
- Legal entity
- Partnership Firm
- Proprietorship firm
- Application will be filed as prescribed.
- Application reference number will be generated after successful payment, application will be examined by the officer.
- If there is no objection then it will be accepted and notified in the official journal and certificate of registration will be granted.
- If there is Objection, then reply must be filed within stipulated time period.
- If reply is accepted then normal procedure will follow.
- If reply in not accepted then matter will go to hearing and date will be fixed and procedure will follow.
- If reply is not filed within stipulated time period then due to non-compliance of objection application will be abandoned.
So it can be said that the design registration has played an essential role in endorsing technological innovation and design registration has spread the awareness among the consumers in the market of the various innovations in the market.
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