Design Registration

The design registration service allows you to obtain an exclusive right to the aesthetics of a specific design.

Design registration is one of the services in the practice area Design Law.

The registration provides an exclusive right to the design in the territory in which it is filed. Designs eligible for registration can be, for instance, a chair, an item of clothing, a lamp, the interior design  of a shop, etc.


The Design registration service is requested by entrepreneurs, designers and professionals who wish to obtain a valid exclusive exploitation right for:

  • Furniture products;
  • Packaging;
  • Clothing, accessories (fashion collections);
  • Collections of decorative designs, prints and patterns (including tattoos);
  • Houseware and kitchenware;
  • Web design (Apps and Websites);
  • Graphic design (Logos, Icons, Presentations, etc.);
  • Jewellery, watch and costume jewellery design;
  • Format (shop interior design for shop networks).

The list is for illustrative purposes only.

The service is also very popular in preparation for the submission of design projects to contests and competitions. 


The design registration service provides protection for a period of 5 years. The protection is extendable up to a maximum of 25 years.

Please note that, according to EU law, in the absence of registration, the design becomes publicly available three years after it is first released to the public.

Our design registration service comprises:

  1. A first meeting – by appointment in our office or online – focused on gathering information and providing a preliminary juridical analysis of the design;
  2. the filing with the relevant Office and the management of the administrative registration procedure;
  3. transmission of the registration certificate.

Processing time: 3 working days.

Urgency processing time: 24 hours.


The Canella Camaiora Law Firm is highly qualified in the management and protection of industrial property rights. The Firm is also highly qualified in the field of Design Law and in disputes pertaining to it.

The experience of the Firm’s professionals makes it possible to obtain, quickly and cost-effectively, a patent title consistent with the design project and useful for its effective protection.

Calculate now your personalised quote

error: Content is protected !!