In order to obtain a filing date, the design application must contain:
In order to initiate the expert procedure in the Patent Office, in addition to the mandatory documents, the application must also contain:
The necessary documents, as well as detailed instructions for the procedure for registration of an industrial design, are published on the website of the Patent Office.
One of the legal requirements for registration of an industrial design is that the device to which the design is included or applied can be reproduced repeatedly in a craft or industrial way. Obviously, a unique product that is unique does not meet this requirement and therefore cannot receive legal protection through registration of an industrial design.
The registration of an industrial design abroad can be done in three ways: