Industrial Designs and Models
A creation whose appearance represents a product in whole or in part by virtue of such characteristics as lines, contours, colors, forms, textures and/or the materials used in the product itself and/or its ornamentation and which meets the requirements of novelty and unique character, may apply for the registration of industrial design and model for protection.
Formality and Substantive Examination.
*The applicant should submit the application of substantive examination within 30 months of the date of filing of the initial or divisional application.
25 years from the filing date
Within 6 months from the first filing date
once a year.
The fee for application of registration has included the annual fees of first 5 years
- A copy of specification containing a description, claims and abstract and drawings or photos.
- The name and address of the inventor/applicant.
- Power of Attorney (must be duly notarization).
- A certified copy of the priority document if claiming for a priority right.
Flowchart of Application Process for Industrial Model and Design