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Industrial Design vs Product Design

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

What is Industrial Design? Industrial design is the process of designing articles (products, devices and objects) to attract customers and improve their marketability. Individuals that make such designs are known as Industrial designers. What is Product Design?

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WIPIP, Concurrent Session #1, Design

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Christine Farley, Authenticity and Design: Why sell a chair for 10x a visually identical chair? and design patents were hard to get/not as valuable at the time. There’s not evidence of a litigation history of the few midcentury modern design patents, even though Herman Miller etc.

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Omotenashi in Product Design

Christopher Roser

This idea can be extended to product design, aiming for a product that gives the customer a perfect experience. The post Omotenashi in Product Design first appeared on AllAboutLean.com. In Japan, there is omotenashi. In its basic translation, the word means hospitality.

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Monopolizing the Hipster? – Test of Design Infringement by the Delhi High Court

SpicyIP

We’re pleased to bring to our readers a guest post by Akshat Agrawal on the recent order by the Delhi High Court on the ‘Hipster bottle design’ controversy. Test of Design Infringement by the Delhi High Court.

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Piracy of registered Design

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In the context of Industrial designs, piracy occurs when someone other than the owner uses the registered design for his own gain. In this article, we shall explore the acts that amount to piracy of registered designs and remedies. Acts amounting to piracy of registered design.

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Book Release: The Finished Article: Essays on Indian Designs Law

SpicyIP

The Finished Article: Essays on Indian Designs Law. I am delighted to take this opportunity to share with the SpicyIP community the release of my book, The Finished Article: Essays on Indian Designs Law (Thomson Reuters, 2022, ISBN-13: 978-9393702173).

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How To File A US Design Patent Based On Foreign Priority

Patent Trademark Blog

What is the filing deadline for a US design patent based on a foreign priority application? A US design patent application must be filed within six months of your foreign priority date. What is the cost to file a US design patent application with a priority claim?

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Industrial Design Registration Process

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The term “design” has been defined in Section 2(d) of the Designs Act, 2000 as the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or composition of lines or colours applied on an article that is either two or three dimensional or both. Criteria for design registration.

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Privacy by design

Olartemoure Blog

According to the announcement, ISO 31700 will not be a compliance standard, but it is a step forward in terms of privacy considering that this ISO was designed to be implemented in companies of any size.

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Registration and Protection Of Industrial Design In India

IP and Legal Filings

One of them is ‘Design’ which is a composition of colors, shapes patterns, etc which add value and attraction to the product. Designs are advantageous assets that can be protected only if registered under the Designs Act, 2000. Website Designs.

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How to Get a Better Design Patent

Patent Trademark Blog

What makes a design patent better? Design patents are quite simple. You do a bit of research into the differences between a design and utility patent , and conclude that design is the way to go. A narrow patent, in contrast, is easier to design around.

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Copyright in Registered Designs

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Copyright in registered designs means that the author has the exclusive rights to apply a design to any article in any class. The proprietor of a registered design has the exclusive right to apply such design to all such classes. Term of copyright in registered designs.

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How to Patent a Design

Patent Trademark Blog

What does it take to patent a design? Before diving into how to patent a design, let’s first cover the why questions. Why do you want to get a design patent? Why is a design patent as opposed to a utility patent the right type of IP for your idea?

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Getting your Industrial Design Registration in Oman

IP and Legal Filings

Industrial Design in Oman. Industrial drawing and design consist of the ornamental or aesthetic aspects of an article, and can include three-dimensional features, such as the shape of an article, or two-dimensional features, such as pattern, lines, or colour.

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Piracy of Registered Designs and Remedies

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

In the context of Industrial designs, piracy occurs when someone other than the owner uses the registered design for his own gain. In this article, we shall explore the acts of piracy of registered designs and remedies. Acts amounting to piracy of registered designs.

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How to become an industrial designer?

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Industrial Design (ID) is the professional practice of designing products, devices and services which are used by people around the world. In this blog, we will answer what it takes and how to become an industrial designer. Duties and responsibilities of an Industrial designer.

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EU Design Reform Package: More efficient, Affordable, and Future-proof Design Protection Ahead

IP Tech Blog

On 28 November 2022, the European Commission adopted proposals for a revised Regulation and Directive on industrial designs. Design rights are still underused and underestimated, not only by SMEs.

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What is a Design Patent?

JD Supra Law

A design patent protects a new, original, ornamental design for an article of manufacture. Ornamental” means that the design is purely decorative; the patentability is based on its visual aspects.

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Designing out of difficult times

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Design matters—and not just in good times. CEOs who embrace design can enhance strategy and better navigate this age of volatility. Our Insights Digital Leadership Strategy Corporate Finance

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Obviousness Test for Design Patents Unchanged

JD Supra Law

Design patents and utility patents are two different things. Design patents protect ornamental designs, such as the shape of a perfume bottle or the design on flatware.

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How to Challenge a Design Patent Application

Patent Trademark Blog

Mission Impossible: Can you block a design patent application? Design patent applications are not publicly viewable. It can be nearly impossible to figure out what design patent applications are pending. So how do you challenge a design patent application?

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Design Renewal in India

Selvam & Selvam Blog

At the outset, Section 11(1) of the Designs Act, 2000, grants copyright protection to a design for a period of ten years from the date of registration. Intellectual Property Rights Industrial Designs India Renewal design

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How to Protect Your Fashion Designs

Art Law Journal

Fashion designers face a unique set of challenges in protecting their intellectual property, but new court decisions are providing further guidance for fashion designers and legal practitioners. Patrick J. Concannon.

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CAFC Says District Court Correctly Invalidated Design Patent

IP Watchdog

Design Patent No. Courts District Courts Federal Circuit IP News IPWatchdog Articles Litigation Patents Trademark USPTO CAFC design patents functionality intellectual property patent Patent Litigation patent office trademark trademarksOn June 22, the U.S.

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Obviousness Test for Design Patents Unchanged

The IP Law Blog

Design patents and utility patents are two different things. Design patents protect ornamental designs, such as the shape of a perfume bottle or the design on flatware. To be patentable, however, both designs and functional inventions must satisfy two requirements.

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Design Search

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Importance of Design Search. A design search is important to ascertain whether the proposed design has been registered or not. The details of the application for design registration are entered in the database of the Design Office. Design Search Procedure.

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Moving Toward a Design Patent Bar – Progress in the IP Community

IP Watchdog

In recent weeks, the emphasis by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) on reconsidering and reforming patent bar eligibility, especially with regard to a potential design patent bar, represents a significant challenge to well-established Patent Office procedures.

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Activision Accused of Plagiarism in Upcoming Dog Operator Design

Plagiarism Today

The post Activision Accused of Plagiarism in Upcoming Dog Operator Design appeared first on Plagiarism Today. On July 27, Activision published a series of patch notes and an announcement about mid-season content that was being added to their games.

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CJEU confirms that partial designs may be protected as unregistered designs (but conditions apply)

The IPKat

In it, the CJEU confirmed that an Unregistered Community Design under Regulation 6/2002 may vest in a partial design (which the CJEU defines as “a section of the ‘whole’ that is the product”). As such, it is a short leap to requiring visibility for all categories of designs.

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Design Infringement

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

Under the Design Act of 2000 in India, copying of a registered design is considered an Infringement of Design. The provisions pertaining to the piracy of registered designs in India are contained in Section 22 of the Designs Act, 2000.

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Can you file a design patent to protect from infringement?

Patent Trademark Blog

Can filing a design patent protect you from infringement? If that is true, getting a design patent would not necessarily protect you from infringement of utility patents. But, what if getting a design patent could somehow protect you from infringing other design patents?

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Design Board established in Denmark – a welcome step for artists and designers?

The IPKat

Kat friend, Vishv Priya Kohli , reports on an interesting development in Denmark regarding design law protection, with the establishment of the Danish Design Board. Addressing this need, the Danish Design Board (Designnævnet) was launched on February 24, 2022.

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EUIPO on trade marks and designs in the metaverse

The IPKat

EUIPO also announced that, so far, the Office has registered the following applications related to NFTs and the metaverse: In this context, EUIPO held the webinar “ Trade marks and designs in the metaverse: legal aspects/EUIPO practice ” some days ago.

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How to satisfy the ‘novelty’ condition while registering a design?

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

What are designs? Designs are the visual features of objects, something that is solely perceived by the eye. In India, Designs are protected under the Designs Act, 2000. Why register a design? Conditions for registration of a design.

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Defending Design Patents

Patently-O

In our new paper, The Truth About Design Patents , we debunk three widely held—but incorrect—views about U.S. design patents. Taken together, these myths paint a grim picture of design patents: Half of all design patent applications are rejected. Acquiring Design Patents.

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Design Cancellation

Biswajit Sarkar Copyright Blog

The registered owner of a design is granted unrestricted rights to their registered Designs in India. The right to cancel a design registration is one of these rights. The Act and Rules relating to the Design Law of India clearly detail the cancellation procedure.

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Animated Design Patents

Patently-O

Companies associated with William Grecia have filed over a dozen cases alleging infringement of design patents for “animated graphical user interfaces.” D930,702 , was issued in 2021 and claims a “design for a display screen portion with animated graphical user interface.”

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How to Incorporate Privacy by Design Into Your Business

Olartemoure Blog

Privacy by Design is the integration of data processing procedures to every stage of business practices. The European Data Protection Board has established the most complete guidelines regarding Privacy by Design and by Default as set forth in the European Union’s GDPR (1).

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China: Design Patents and the Metaverse

IP Tech Blog

Are they protectable by design patents? In this post we will analyze the availability of design patents for digital commodities and how it compares with other Asian countries like Japan, South Korea and Singapore. In China, a GUI alone cannot be registered as a design patent.

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India – Liability of Industrial Design Infringement

Kashishipr

For every business or brand owner at present, the design of a product has become a crucial concern, and why won’t it be, after all, “A thing of beauty is a joy forever.” ” The unique design of a product, such as that of Mini Cooper and Coca-Cola, forms brand identity. The ultimate purpose of the Act is to safeguard the intellect of the proprietor of the design in question. Infringement of Industrial Designs .

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Author Talks: Design your future

McKinsey Public & Social Sector Insights

Danish design experts Christian Bason and Jens Martin Skibsted say humanity needs a more expansive outlook on problem-solving—one that is less human-centered and more future-proof.

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2022’s Best Smart Clothes Ideas – Some E-Textiles and Designs are Likely Patentable

IP Close Up

Data Litigation News Research Transactions Uncategorized analytics Android bluetooth denim design patents designs E-textiles fashion Google hardware health monitoring iOS IoT iPhone Levi's recovery sensors smart clothing smart glasses utility patents wearables wellness yogaSmart clothes are more than a fashion trend. They represent traditional and new garments, and fabrics. that contain technology and analytics for monitoring human performance Continue reading.

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The European Commission publishes the proposals for a revised Regulation and Directive on designs

The IPKat

On November 29, 2022, the European Commission published the long-awaited proposals for a revised Regulation and revised Directive on designs. New definitions for “design” and “product” (Art. cars) remain visible during normal use to be eligible for design protection.

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