What is an Industrial Design?

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What is an Industrial Design in Turkey?

The industrial designs are any product or pieces of such products which accompany us in our daily lives and facilitates our lives; the patterns, ornaments which make our lives colourful and address our senses. The glass out of which we drink water, the introductory posters of a movie, the patterns on our clothes, calculator, keyboard , chair, jacket, car, traffic plates, watch, thermometer, toys, the page-setting of the date book, glasses, bags etc are the examples to this. So, the design can best be expressed as the entirety of the various features such as lines, colour, texture, shape, sound, elasticity, materialor other characteristics perceived by the human senses of the appearance of the whole or part of a product or its ornamentation.

 What is an Industrial Design in Turkey?, Turkish Patent Lawyers Istanbul, Turkey

What is a Product?

In order to register the designs, they should also first be fit to the definition of “product”. The “product” in law has an extensive meaning which include any industrial or handicraft item, parts of a complex system, sets, compositions of items, packaging, get-ups, graphic symbols and typographic typefaces, excluding the computer programmes and semi-conductor products.

What is the Scope of the Rights for Designs, How Does Registration Protect ?

The holder shall have the exclusive rights through protection of industrial design by registration. The third parties cannot produce, market, sell, import, or enter into contract, use the same for commercial purposes or withhold the registered designs without permission of the holder of the design rights.

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