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Design Registration

Smartcorp offers design registration services, focusing on innovative business designs. As a top service provider, we help grant exclusive rights to owners, covering three-dimensional aspects like shape, configuration, as well as two-dimensional patterns or ornaments. This includes engineered designs, architectural plans, and various professional creations, all governed by the Designs Act 2000.

Our service specializes in registering important designs. It's important to note that national symbols, flags, buildings, and structures cannot be registered. A design is a valuable asset for companies, especially for marketing purposes. It can lead to profitable business opportunities and improve competitiveness. The initial registration period is 10 years, with an option to extend for another 5 years. Opting for online design registration through Smartcorp ensures a thorough process from start to finish for all applicants.

Documents needed for Design registration

Below are the documents required for online Design registration:

  • Identity Proofs: Such as Voter ID, Aadhar Card, or PAN Card of the applicant.
  • Address Proofs: Utility bills or similar documents verifying the applicant's address.
  • Article Details: Name and classification.
  • Design Representation: Designs presented on A4 sheets or similar.
  • Priority Details: If the applicant is claiming priority for the design.
  • Assignment Details: If applicable.

  • Power of Attorney (POA):

  • Four copies of Design Perspectives: Photographs identical to the design intended for registration.

  • For Design Registration:

  • Non-Judicial Stamp Paper: Valued at INR 100, duly signed by company members.

  • Supporting Information Sheet:

  • Includes details about the design, evidence of first use, and priority.

Benefits of Design registration

  • Protection: Shields designs from being copied by competitors.
  • Investment Returns: Aids in securing fair returns on investments.
  • Commercial Value: Elevates the commercial worth of the company's designs.
  • Licensing Opportunity: Allows licensed use and easy market entry for registered designs.
  • Product Diversity: Encourages the production of a wide range of products.