This is a registration giving to its owner the exclusive right to use and to prohibit the use of it by third parties without his consent, about the total appearance or just one piece of the product derived from the features of, in particular, the lines, outlines, colors, shapes, texture or materials of the product or its ornamentation. The designs can be two-dimensional or three-dimensional.
The Spanish Industrial Designs are protected for 5 years from the filing date and it could be renewed for one or more successive periods of 5 years up to a maximum of 25 years.
The International Design Registration (drawings or models) is an sole registration processed before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) headquarters in Geneva. Currently it can be designated up to 63 different country members, in each of which the design will have the same validity as a national registration.
The International Industrial Design is registered for 5 years from the filing date and it can be renewed by another identical period as minimum and up to the maximum allowed by the national laws in each designed country.