To protect intellectual property such as design of a company from any infringement or theft, the company is required to register its design at the Patent Office. The design registration will give the owner the legal and exclusive rights of use of the design for ten years.
Items that cannot be registered as a Design
Requirement for filing a Design Application
The following are the requirements to meet before applying for design registration.
Procedure for Registration of Designs
Any person or firm can apply for the registration of design. Registration can be done through an agent, in which case power of attorney must be filed.