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04-12-2017
Aylin Şener, Orbis Vista IP & Law Group, Turkey

What Brings The New IP Law For Designs: Major Changes f...


Aylin Şener, Orbis Vista IP & Law Group, TurkeyThe submission of the description of the industrial design during the prosecution period becomes optional. The description of the designs is not anymore a mandatory requirement to be filed for prosecution purposes and the information provided in the description will not affect the scope of protection, if any. Further, TPO will carry a novelty examination for industrial design applications and designs which are not novel will be rejected ex-officio. Additional to that only visible parts of a complex product shall be protected if they meet novelty and individual character  read more