We are specialized in Design advisory, prosecution and protection. We represent our clients in Design Search, Drafting and Filing of Design Application, Grant of Application, Registration of Design, Payment of Renewal Fees, Assignment or licencing, Infringement Investigations, Oppositions, Sending Legal Notices and Filing Litigation in Bangladesh.
The Patent & Design Wings of the Department of Patents, Designs and Trademarks accepts Ordinary Application, Provisional Application, Complete Application and Priority based Convention Application meeting the deadline of 6 months of Industrial Design.
The Designs Rights in Bangladesh are governed by The Patents and Designs Act, 1911 and The Patent and Design Rules, 1933.
*The true and first inventor of the design
*The assignee of a person claiming to be true and first inventor of design
*The authorised legal representative of a deceased person
An Industrial Design is considerable for Registration in Bangladesh must contain the following requirements -
*Have novelty, usefulness and be non-obvious
*New and Not Published or Registered Previously in Bangladesh
*Not being contrary to morality or law
*Meet Conventional priority deadline of 6 months
In accordance with Section 47 of the Patent and Design Act, 1911, the proprietor of the Design will obtain Copyright in the Design during 5 years from the date of registration or granted priority.
A request for extension or renewal of the terms of copyright in the design must be made to the Registrar in prescribed manner and fees before expiration of five years. On receipt of the satisfying request by original proprietor, the Registrar will order for extension of the rights to the proprietor for another period of five years.
A further request for extension or renewal of the terms of copyright in the design made to the Registrar in prescribed manner and fees before expiration of second term will be lawfully acceptable and the Registrar will order for a further extension of the rights to the proprietor for another period of five years.
The Proprietor of the Design will be given copyright in the registered Design for a total period of 15 years in Bangladesh. Failure of paying the prescribed renewal fees within the deadline will lead the design abandoned.