Industrial design focused cooperation framework of the five leading IP offices
Catalog of eligibility for industrial design protection
The fourth quarter of 2017
To broaden the mutual understanding amomg Partners through the sharing of basic legal information, such information as on design protection systems and regitrability reqirements.
A catalog which compares and analyzes basic legal information on the Partners’ design systems, including legal definitions of design, subject matters of desing protection, registrability/patentability requirements, and unregistrable designs, in addition to documentation of relevant cases and precedents.