A design refers to the specific features of a shape, pattern, configuration, composition, or decoration, whether in two or three dimensions, that are applied to an article through an industrial process or any other means. These features are judged solely by their visual appearance.
10 years (extendable by 5 years).
What can be protected?
Product, Service, Word, Device, Collective Mark, Numbers, Certification Mark, Packaging, Shape, Colour, Pattern, Sound, Symbol, Slogan, Tag line.
Inventions, Product or Process.
Books, articles, music, photography, sculptures, dances, sound recordings, motion films etc.
Distinctiveness and Uniqueness.
Novel, Unique and Industrial applicability.
Unique and Original work
Author’s lifetime + 60 years.