Registered Designs Act 1949
|Act of Parliament|
|Long title||An Act to consolidate certain enactments relating to registered designs.|
|Citation||1949 12, 13 and 14 Geo. 6 c. 88|
|Amended by||Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988, Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act 2017|
|Text of statute as originally enacted|
|Revised text of statute as amended|
The Registered Designs, Act, 1949 (12, 13 and 14 Geo. 6 c. 88) is an act in the United Kingdom concerning copyright and related rights, industrial designs, patents, protection of undisclosed information. The purpose of the act was to consolidate certain enactments relating to registering designs. "The Act prescribes that where an application for the registration of a design has been abandoned or refused, information filed in pursuance of the registration shall not be open to public inspection".
Part IV of the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988 contains a certain number of amendments to the Registered Designs Act 1949.
Registrable designs and proceedings for registration
A design which complies with the conditions mentioned in article 1 of CDR.
- Design right at Gov.uk
- "Falsely representing a design as being registered: what does one do?" - Offences relating to Section 35 of the Registered Designs Act, Prof Jeremy Phillips, November 2014
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