Question: What is considered an industrial drawing in Romania? Can you please explain the registration process?
Answer: From the moment of the registration of the industrial drawing/model, the holder will enjoy an exclusive right for its exploitation, as well as the right of forbidding the third parties to carry out without consent or to reproduce, to fabricate, to merchandize or to offer for sale, to use, to import or to stock with the purpose of merchandizing, offering for sale or the use of any reproduction in which the industrial drawing or model is incorporated or to which this is applied.
By industrial drawing, it is understood the exterior aspect of a product or of a part of this, rendered in two dimensions, which results from the combination of the main characteristics, especially lines, shapes, colors, the form, the texture and/or the materials; and/or the ornamentation of the product.
By industrial model, it is also understood the exterior aspect of a product and/or of a party of this, rendered in three dimensions, which results from the combination of the main characteristics, especially lines, shapes, colors, the form, the texture and/or the ornamentation of the product.
The conditions to register an industrial model in Romania are:
Question: At what level can I register an industrial drawing?
Answer: The industrial drawing/model can be registered:
Question: I own and industrial model and I would like to know what are the requiered stepts to register it in Romania.
Answer: In order to obtain a registered drawing/model and in order to fully benefit from the rights conferred by this registration, it is necessary to complete the following steps:
Regardless of whether the industrial drawing/model is registered on a national, community or international level, it will be protected from the date the registration petition is submitted, except for the case in which a priority is invoked (priority determined by a previous stock in another country or the priority for exhibition).
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