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What is a Registered Design
A Registered Design is a legal right which protects the overall visual appearance and features of a 2D and 3D product or a part of a product in the country or countries you register it.
A three-dimensional product such as an industrial or handicraft item.
A two-dimensional ornamentation e.g. a pattern intended for display upon a product or a stylised logo.
The term product can also refer to packaging, graphic symbols, typographic typefaces and parts assembled into a more complex products.
How long do they last
A Registered Design remains in force for 25 years just as long as it’s renewed every 5 years.