Designs how are they protected?

1. Community registered designs.
2. Community unregistered design right.
3. UK registered designs.
4. UK unregistered design right.
5. Artistic copyright.

 

1. Council Regulation (EC) No.6/2002 on Community designs has direct effect within the Member States of the European Union and provides for Community registered designs and for the Community unregistered design right.

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=CELEX%3A32002R0006

2. Directive 98/71/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 1998 on the legal protection of designs

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A31998L0071

3. Registered Designs Act 1949

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/Geo6/12-13-14/88

4. Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/contents

5. Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1988/48/contents

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