Design: How are decorative objects protected at International level?

Design: How is artistic furniture protected?

How is a deck of cards protected?

The fact of having “painted” a deck of cards may involve different types of protection according to how the situation is interpreted. If the decoration is made on cards already existent, the decorative work realized is artistic and it can be protected by the law on copyright especially if the manual skill prevails on the […]

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We produce model cars and now we realized that a Taiwanese company shamelessly copies us. We will patent them in the future but for the past, is it all lost?

Actually the good thing to do is patenting a model, not only in its technical components but also in its design if it has a particular relevance. The patent is the only instrument allowing to efficiently protect your products even if, due to its territoriality, it cannot protect in Taiwan unless the company sells in […]

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I had a very particular ring made by a goldsmith. It is not only aesthetically beautiful, it contains a peculiar accessory which makes it useful for a precise purpose. Is it good to register it as a model?

In general jewels such as rings or necklaces or others, are registered as model as to obtain the exclusive on its use in that shape. This type of registration however allows the protection of the design as it is realized and is limited to the protection of the aspect of the product without going into […]

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The foreign design

Welcome to the Foreign Design section To file a design application in a specific foreign country, it is necessary to prepare the correct documents with the support of an expert. If the model has to be registered not at Italian, Community or International level, but only in a specific foreign country, it is necessary to […]

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Ufficio Brevetti - the international model

The International model

Welcome to the International Design section To file a [International design application, it is necessary to prepare the correct documents with the support of an expert. Below you will find a list of the main topics on the subject, to help you to understand. What is the International The procedure of registration Regulations The International […]

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Ufficio Brevetti - the community model

The community model

Welcome to the Community Model section To file an European design application, it is necessary to prepare the correct documents with the support of an expert. Below you will find a list of the main topics on the subject, to help you to understand. What is the community model How to file a Community model […]

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Ufficio Brevetti - the italian design

The Italian design

Welcome to the italian design To file a Italian design application, it is necessary to prepare the correct documents with the support of an expert. Below you will find a list of the main topics on the subject, to help you to understand. Preliminary choices How to file an Italian model application The registration procedure […]

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Ufficio Brevetti - registering a model

Registering a model

Welcome to the Design section To file a design application, it is necessary to prepare the correct documents with the support of an expert. Below you will find a list of the main topics on the subject, to help you to understand. What to register Novelty search Types of model: the multiple model Classification of […]

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