What are the essential requirements for the registration of ‘design’ under the Designs Act, 2000?

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Essential requirements for the registration of ‘design’ under the Designs Act, 2000 The design should be new or original, not previously published or used in any country before the date of application for registration. The novelty may reside in the application of a known shape or pattern to new subject matter. However, if the design… Read more »

Will all designs qualify for registration under the Deigns Act, 2000?

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The Registration of following design is prohibited under law:a. A design which is not novel or original;b. The design which is anticipated by prior publication or prior public use;c. A design which is not significantly distinguishable from known designs or combination of known designs;d. Comprises scandalous or obscene matter.