Industrial Design (IC layout Design) Registration

Designs Act, 2000 and he last amendment in Designs Rules came in to force from 30th December, 2014, which incorporates a new category of applicant as small entity in addition to natural person and other than small entity. The industrial design recognizes the creation new and original features of new shape, configuration, surface pattern, ornamentations and composition of lines or colors applied to articles which in the finished state appeal to and are judged solely by the eye.

Steps Involved in Registering a Design in India

  • Submit a duly filled in registration form along with four copies of the representation of the Design
  • Submission of documents to the Design Wing (Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata or Chennai.).
  • Application examination in the Patent Office (The Application is numbered, dated).
  • If any defects, Defects Correction (6 months)
  • Personal hearing
  • Appeal to the court
  • Application notification from Patent Office Journal.
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