Design refers to shape, configuration, pattern or ornament or composition of lines or colour or combination thereof applied to any article whether two dimensional or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined.
Criteria for Registrability: Original and new, Significantly distinguishable from known designs.
Validity: 10 years, subject to renewal for 5 years only..
Preparing, filing, and prosecuting design patent applications; Renewal, opposition, infringement procedures...
THE FOLLOWING ARE THE SERVICES PROVIDED BY US IN THE FIELD OF DESIGNS:
- Filing and prosecuting applications for registration of designs.
- Infringement and validity opinion.
- Litigation: opposition, rectification, appeals, civil suits for infringement.
- Assignment and Licensing.
- Litigation: opposition, rectification, appeals, criminal and civil suits for infringement and passing off
- Assignment, Licensing and franchising.
- Anti counterfeit action.