INDUSTRIAL DESIGN

Industrial design are used to protect the visual appearance of manufactured products. Design refer to the features which can be seen in the finished articles(product)::

  • 2D design, such as pattern lines, ornamentation or color of the product
  • 3D design, such as shape of product or configuration¬†

What can be registered ?

The design must be new, applied to the article by an industrial process and appeal to and judged by the eye

  • NEW – not disclosed in Malaysia
  • INDUSTRIALLY APPILIED – design is applied on the finished product by an industrial process
  • APPEAL TO THE EYE – aesthetic design

 

Term and protection of industrial design ?

The owner of creator of the design can apply for registration in Malaysia. The maximum life time of a design registration in Malaysia is 25 years. It valid for an initial 5 years from the date of filing, and can be renewed every 5 years up to a maximum of 25 years

Exclusive right to::

  • make or import for sale or hire.
  • use for the purposes of any trade or business.
  • sell, hire or to offer or expose for sale or hire
ALL RIGHTS RESERVED BY GLOBAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY VENTURES SDN BHD