Designs are registered with the Bangladesh Patent Registry (Department of Patent, Designs and Trademarks - DPDT). A design right is an exclusive right for the outward visible appearance of a product or part of it, resulting from the specific features of the product and/or its ornamentation, such as the lines, contours, colours, shape, form, colour etc. A design must be new and must have an individual character. The design application includes a graphic or photographic representation of the design.
Renewal fees are paid every five years for a total of twenty years.
A&A provides a wide range of Services in respect of Designs such as:
- Design Searches
- Design Filing
- Design Prosecution
o Responding to Office Actions
o Attending Hearings
- Post Registration
o Portfolio Management
o Assignments and Licensing Drafting and Recordals
- Cancellation Petitions
o Defending against Cancellation Petitions
- Infringement and passing off actions
For further details, please contact our office.