Protecting designs: individual character and general impression
Protecting designs is an added value for any company’s image, taking on a key role in positioning in a highly competitive market. Thus a company…
A design has a two-dimensional structure, seen in the lines and colours of the product;
A model has a three-dimensional structure, seen in the shape of the product.
Confers the holder with exclusive use rights of the model or design, and with it the right to prohibit any copying or use of the model or design to third parties without prior consent;
Enhances the commercial exploitation of a product on the market;
Guarantees greater protection in the event of counterfeiting, so that the entrepreneur can more easily certify the certain date of the existence of an exclusive right in court.
Is new and therefore not yet disclosed;
Has an individual character capable of giving the consumer, as an informed user, a general impression of the product which is distinctive from other products.