Article 31

Insolvency proceedings

  1. The only insolvency proceedings in which a Community design may be involved shall be those opened in the Member State within the territory of which the centre of a debtor's main interests is situated.
  2. In the case of joint proprietorship of a Community design, paragraph 1 shall apply to the share of the joint proprietor.
  3. Where a Community design is involved in insolvency proceedings, on request of the competent national authority an entry to this effect shall be made in the register and published in the Community Designs Bulletin referred to in Article 73(1).