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Industrial Design Registration in Madurai & Karur

Corpstore is one of the prestigious business service providers offering Industrial design registration in Madurai and Karur. Industrial design refers to shape, configuration, pattern or ornamentation that can be applied or applicable to an article. It can be applied to product’s appearance, but not to its functionality. Industrial Design protection is a type of intellectual property right that gives the owner an exclusive right to make, sell, and use articles that represent the protected design, to the right holder. In order to get the legal protection of Industrial Design, the Design has to be registered before the Design registry.

Once a Design is registered, it is valid for a period of 10 years from the date of registration. Further this can be extended for period of 5 years by filing an Application along with the prescribed fee. The pre-requisites for a design to qualify for protection are as follows:

  • It should be novel and original.
  • It should be applicable to a useful article.
  • It should be able to be seen on a finished article.
  • There should be no prior publication or disclosure of the design.

Industrial Design Registration in Madurai

What cannot be protected under Design law in India?

  • Any industrial design opposing to public moral values
  • Any industrial design describing the process of construction of an article
  • Industrial Designs of things such as books, jackets, calendars, certificates, forms and other documents, leaflets, maps and plan cards, postcards, stamps, medals, dressmaking patterns, greeting cards.
  • Industrial Designs that includes flags, emblems or signs of any country
  • Industrial Designs of integrated circuits.


  • Q. What is an industrial design?
    An industrial design is a form of intellectual property that protects visual features such as shape, configuration, pattern or ornament, or any combination of these features that are applied to a finished article.
  • Q. How is an industrial design different from a patent?
    Unlike a patent, an industrial design does not create an entirely novel good or process, or a novel improvement on an existing good or process.
  • Q. Who can apply to register an industrial design?
    Only the creator of an industrial design or their agent, if applicable can file an application for an industrial design registration.
  • Q. What are the essential requirements for the registration of a design?
    In order to be eligible for registration, your design must focus on an aesthetic feature of a common product and be original.