Increasingly more companies base their differentiation and competitive advantage on the aesthetic innovation of their products and the protection of designs is paramount for the commercial strategy of manufacturers.
The duration of protection of industrial designs vary from country to country , but lasts at least 10 years. In many countries , the total duration of protection is divided into renewable successive periods . To receive more information about a particular country do not hesitate to contact our experts.
NATIONAL, INTERNATIONAL AND EUROPEAN UNION PROTECTION
The scope of right is territorial, which means that 3 different routes may be employed for future title holders who wish to protect their design in more than one country:
At Clarke, Modet & Cº we assist you throughout the whole process, from the prior search to the management, monitoring and defence of designs at both national and international level.