Industrial Design - Protect Your Creativity

We provides consultancy and services pertaining industrial designs of your business as follow:

  • Industrial Design Novelty Search

  • Industrial Design Registration in Malaysia

  • Industrial Design Registration in Overseas Countries

 

An industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of a product to improve and improve the product's marketability and even production. The design may consists of three-dimensional features such as the shape and configuration or two-dimensional features such as pattern and ornamentation. An industrial design right in Malaysia is protected under the Industrial Design Act of the particular territory and the maximum protection is fifteen (15) years from the filing date. The registered industrial design in Malaysia is given an initial protection period of 5 years from the date of filing and is renewable for a further two consecutive terms of 5 years each.

 

IMPORTANCE OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGN REGISTRATION

  • the owner of a registered design the exclusive right to make, import or sell or hire out any article to which the design has been applied

  • the owner of a registered design has the right to take legal action against an infringer within 5 years from the act of infringement.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION

  • New

  • Not disclosed to the public anywhere in particular territory

  • Not recorded in the Industrial Designs Registrar

 

NON-REGISTRABLE INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS

  • It does not have a clear aesthetic appearance

  • A method or principle of construction

  • Designs features dictated solely by function

  • Integral parts which consists features that depend upon the appearance of another article

  • The designs are contrary to public order or morality

 

Contact us to know more about the procedures to register your design.