Industrial Designs

 

Industrial Designs are considered to be objects with aesthetic properties that can be used in Industry.

 

Exclusive Rights

Only applicants that are citizens in the Republic of Cyprus, or in a Country Member State of the European Union, or have place of business in Cyprus or in EU are entitled to apply for the registration of an Industrial Design in Cyprus.

 

Classes

Cyprus is a member to the Locarno Agreement and the International Classification of Industrial Designs (Locarno Classification System), which is used in Cyprus, under which designs are categorized into certain classes and subclasses and specifically, 32 classes and 233 subclasses.

 

Registered Community Designs (RCD)

As with Community Trademarks (CTM), the registration of a Community Design grants to its proprietor a uniform right valid in all Member States of the European Union by means of one procedural system.