Registered design protects only the appearance of product. Any appearance of the product can be registered for protection.
A registered design owner has the right to prevent others from manufacturing, importing, using, selling or hiring the design product. Anyone does the aforesaid actions without the authorization of the registered design owner would result in design infringement.
Importance of Design Registration
- Exclusive right for the owner to use the design
- The registered design number can be printed on the product for marketing or legal use
- Enhance the protection of product design