Duration of unregistered design right protection

Duration of unregistered design right protection

In the UK, Design Right protection subsists in an original design for 15 years from the end of the calendar year in which the design was first recorded.

Design Right is infringed if a third party produces, imports, sells, lets or hires an article for commercial purposes without permission to do so from the owner of the design. A third party can also infringe Design Right by making a design document for the design in question for the purpose of enabling an article to be made.

In the UK, a third party wishing to use a design is entitled to a license as of right in the last five years of the term of protection of the design. If such a license is taken, this does not result in infringement of the Design Right.

In the UK, a third party wishing to use a design is entitled to a license as of right in the last five years of the term of protection of the design. If such a license is taken, this does not result in infringement of the Design Right.

Design Right is infringed if a third party produces, imports, sells, lets or hires an article for commercial purposes without permission to do so from the owner of the design. A third party can also infringe Design Right by making a design document for the design in question for the purpose of enabling an article to be made.

In the UK, a third party wishing to use a design is entitled to a license as of right in the last five years of the term of protection of the design. If such a license is taken, this does not result in infringement of the Design Right.

In the UK, a third party wishing to use a design is entitled to a license as of right in the last five years of the term of protection of the design. If such a license is taken, this does not result in infringement of the Design Right.

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