Polish industrial designs
A procedure leading to the obtaining of a right in registration includes drafting an application, preparing drawings and filing the application with the Polish Patent Office. If there are no formal obstacles, a right in registration is usually granted within a year.
Registered Community Designs
Aims to obtain design protection in the European Union. Proceedings include preparing drawings and filling an application with the OHIM. If there are no formal obstacle for grant, a certificate of protection is issued within 5-10 days from the filing date.
The new and original appearance of the whole or a part of a product resulting from the features of, in particular, the lines, contours, colours, shape, texture and/or materials of the product itself and/or its ornamentation.
Any industrial or handicraft item, including inter alia parts intended to be assembled into a complex product, packaging, get-up, graphic symbols and typographic typefaces, but excluding computer programs.