Design Patent Application Forms – Type of Forms
1. The first legislation in India for protection of Industrial Designs was The Patents & Designs Protection Act, 1872. It supplemented the 1859 Act passed by Governor-General of India for granting exclusive privileges to inventors and added protection for Industrial Design. The 1872 Act included the term ―any new and original pattern or design, or the application of such pattern or design to any substance or article of manufacture‘.
2. The Inventions & Designs Act of 1888 re-enacted the law relating to the protection of inventions and designs and contained a …