COUNTRY : UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN & NORTHERN IRELAND
CAPITAL : LONDON
LANGUAGE : ENGLISH
Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom grant Patents & Designs
International Treaties to which the United Kingdom is signatory for the protection of Industrial Designs.
- Paris Convention for the protection of industrial property.
- Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights –TRIPS.
- Hague Convention for the protection of Industrial Designs.
- European Union Community Designs (RCD & UCD)
- Locarno Agreement for the classification of Industrial Designs.
PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNS IN UNITED KINGDOM:
- NATIONAL REGISTRATION
Direct Filing with National Patent & Trademark office.
- INTERNATIONAL DESIGNS PROTECTION UNDER HAGUE SYSTEM
Kindly refer Treaties for International Designs Registration under Hague System.
Please refer our Treaties section on International Protection for Industrial Designs under Hague Convention.
Therefore, to obtain Registration of Industrial Designs in the United Kingdom, there are two options from which the applicant can choose.