Industrial Design

An industrial design is registered for an attractive and appealing product or pattern. Once registered, you can prevent others from making, importing, exporting or selling any such-designed product. Thus increasing your market position.  It is prudent not to disclose your design before filing.

Industrial Design

An industrial design is registered for an attractive and appealing product or pattern. Once registered, you can prevent others from making, importing, exporting or selling any such-designed product.
Thus increasing your market position. 
It is prudent not to disclose your design before filing.

1. Full name and address of the Applicant.

2. Full name and address of the Designer(s).

3. If the Applicant is not the Designer, please justify the Applicant's right to apply (e.g. by employment / assignment / commission).

4. Representation(s) of the Design:
    - Perspective
    - Top
    - Bottom 
    - Front 
    - Back 
    - Right Side
    - Left Side

5. If Priority Claim is intended, please provide: 
    -  Country
    - Application number
    - Filing date
    - Certified priority document with English translation is required

6) Power Form to be signed by a representative of the Applicant:
    - Please provide name and designation of the signatory
    - No legalization is required
    - Original form is needed for filing

[STAGE 1] APPLICATION STAGE
An application is filed with the MyIPO. A Filing Date and an Application Number are secured.

[STAGE 2] SEARCH & EXAMINATION BY THE MYIPO
The MyIPO examines on Registrability and check for prior design(s) in their database.

[STAGE 3] RENEWAL STAGE
Upon grant, the protection of the design will be for 5 years calculated from the Filing Date and is extendable for another four consecutive terms of 5 years.

FROM FILING TO REGISTRATION
For a straightforward case, it will take between 1 year from filing to getting Certificate of Registration.
There is no provision to expedite the proceeding. However, we will routinely follow up with the MyIPO on outstanding applications with no additional costs.

RENEWAL STAGE
Upon grant, the protection of the design will be for 5 years calculated from the Filing Date and is extendable for another four consecutive terms of 5 years.