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Designs how are they protected?

Written by Michael Coyle on 28 January 2017

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1. Community registered designs.
2. Community unregistered design right.
3. UK registered designs.
4. UK unregistered design right.
5. Artistic copyright.

 

1. Council Regulation (EC) No.6/2002 on Community designs has direct effect within the Member States of the European Union and provides for Community registered designs and for the Community unregistered design right.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32002R0006

2. Directive 98/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998 on the legal protection of designs

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A31998L0071

3. Registered Designs Act 1949

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo6/12-13-14/88

4. Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/contents

5.  Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/contents

 

 

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