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Ken Targett

Hampshire, United Kingdom

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Design Right Requirements
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Requirements for design right

Design right subsists:

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Only if the design is original in the sense that it is not commonplace in the design field in question at the time of its creation.

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Only in the shape or configuration (whether internal or external) of the whole or part of an article.

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NOT in surface decoration.

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NOT in methods or principles of construction.

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NOT in features of shape or configuration which must fit or must match another article.

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Only if the design qualifies for design right with reference complicated provisions relating to the designer, or commissioner or employer of the designer, the person who first markets the design, their nationalities, and their places of business.