Conditions with which applications must comply
- An application for a registered Community design shall
(a) a request for registration;
(b) information identifying the applicant;
(c) a representation of the design suitable for reproduction.
However, if the object of the application is a two-dimen
sional design and the application contains a request for
deferment of publication in accordance with Article 50, the
representation of the design may be replaced by a
- The application shall further contain an indication of the
products in which the design is intended to be incorporated or
to which it is intended to be applied.
- In addition, the application may contain:
(a) a description explaining the representation or the
(b) a request for deferment of publication of the registration in
accordance with Article 50;
(c) information identifying the representative if the applicant
has appointed one;
(d) the classification of the products in which the design is
intended to be incorporated or to which it is intended to be
applied according to class;
(e) the citation of the designer or of the team of designers or a
statement under the applicant's responsibility that the
designer or the team of designers has waived the right to be
- The application shall be subject to the payment of the
registration fee and the publication fee. Where a request for
deferment under paragraph 3(b) is filed, the publication fee
shall be replaced by the fee for deferment of publication.
- The application shall comply with the conditions laid
down in the implementing regulation.
- The information contained in the elements mentioned in
paragraph 2 and in paragraph 3(a) and (d) shall not affect the
scope of protection of the design as such.