Design Services

Design pertains to aesthetic features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or composition of lines or colors applied to any article whether in two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms. An industrial Design is primarily of an aesthetic nature and therefore, the technical features and functional aspects of the products are not protected under Designs. A Design must be new and original in order to be registrable. It should not have been disclosed to the public anywhere in world and should not be contrary to public order or morality.

We provide diverse services in the Design field including:

  • Design Searches
  • Proprietor/ Owner/ Applicant searches
  • Design Applications
  • Convention Design Filing in other countries
  • Design prosecution
  • Design registration
  • Design watch
  • Response to Office Action
  • Design hearings
  • Renewal services
  • Portfolio Management
  • Assignment Recordals
  • Licensing and Recordals
  • Due Diligence
  • Design Cancellations

Filing Requirements:

  • Name, address and nationality of the Applicant;
  • Name of the article in respect of which the design is to be applied;
  • International Class as per Locarno Classification;
  • Statement of Novelty stating the features in which novelty is claimed;
  • Different views of the article (such as front, back, side, top, bottom, perspective etc.);
  • Priority application number, country and date, if any;
  • Power of Attorney (may be filed within 2 months at no extra costs);
  • Certified copy of priority documents, if any (with English translation), (may be filed within 3 months; no extra costs).
  • For Designs Services documentation, please click here