29 Jan 2021

How long does a registered industrial design last?

The term for the exclusive right granted by the registration of an industrial design in Canada begins on the date of registration and ends on the later of : (i) the end of 10 years after registration, and (ii) 15 years from the filing date. However a Maintenance fee must be paid before the 5th anniversary of the registration date.

Who can register an industrial design?

The owner of a design (usually the one who has created it, or the person who has contracted out the work for such a design) can re...

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If I register my design in Canada, am I protected ...

Industrial design registration is the purview of each country. A separate application must thus be filed in each country in which ...

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