It is important to ensure not only that your design is protected, but also what that protection covers.
Effective design protection requires a careful analysis of your product. What gives the product its individual character? Is it a single aspect of the product that is new and particularly important, such as its:
- material characteristics or
Or is it a combination of the individual aspects or all of them as a whole?
The size of the product is not important when evaluating the individual character. What matters is the overall impression.
SMEs used the lockdown period to develop new ideas – an insight into an initiative of the IPI during the coronavirus crisis
08.06.2020 | Patents
More support for innovative SMEs and start-ups – assisted patent searches at a reduced fee until the end of 2020
Better international protection for Swiss geographical indications
08.11.2019 | Event
Symposium on Creative Approaches to Improving Access to Medicines Globally
Roundtable on the protection of computer-implemented inventions