European Commssion’s report regarding design protection in EU member states

26345e83a6f2d0764cbfa2c896f2d943The European Commission published a report regarding protection of industrial designs on the territory of EU member states.

It assesses the dual system of design protection at both national and EU level, and evaluates its contribution to the Innovation Union.

It also considers whether the current legal framework requires updating in light of the technological advances and the modern requirements of users.

The study analyses the need for further harmonisation within and beyond the scope of the current Design Directive.

More information here.