PATENT AND DESIGN ACT, 1911
The purpose of this law to encourage the creation of designs by promoting their protection and utilization so as to contribute to the development of industry.
A design refers to the features of a shape, configuration, pattern or ornament applied to an article by any industrial process. If you register a design, you will be protecting the external appearance of the article. Registered Designs are used primarily to protect designs for industrial use. Application: Any person claiming to be the proprietor of any new or original design not previously published in Bangladesh may apply for registration of design.
To file application for registration of design we need the following things:
(a) Name of the inventor (applicant). (b) Address(s) and nationality of the inventors.
(c) Two sets of specifications of design.
(d) Four sets of 3D pictures of the products from 4 sides.
(e) Power of Attorney [From – 31]
Duration of Registration: The Registration of an industrial design is valid for five (05) years from the date of the application and renewable for two (02) further consecutive periods of five (05) years on payment of the prescribed fee. There is no grace period for the design registration.
Associates intellectual property law firm are well experienced in handling Design matters in Bangladesh. You can contact through e-mail at (firstname.lastname@example.org) registration.