A project always contains a design which depicts or presents the frame of the project. It is a drawing of a plan either two dimensional or three dimensional which includes shapes, figures, pattern, and lines, of the products. This creative work of art of designs using symbols images and others are categorized under the intellectual property and are protected by law. These properties are protected by patents, copyright, and trademarks from infringement or theft. It is important to register the design to avoid the cases of infringement and own the legal right over the design for 10 years.
Items which does not fall under Design
Criteria for filing a Design Application
First Step: Filing, Numbering & Dating of Application
Second Step: Examination of Application & No Objection
Third Step: Acceptance & Notification in the Official Journal
Fourth Step: Issuance of Certificate