Reproduced with permission from the Global Legal Group. This article was first published in the ICLG International Comparative Legal Guide - Designs 2023 (3rd edition, published in November 2022). It is available at: https://iclg.com/practice-areas/designs-laws-and-regulations/germany
The aim of this guide is to provide practical cross-border insights into designs law. The German chapter covers common isssues in designs laws and regulations - including legislation, application, grounds for refusal, opposition, registration, invalidity and enforcement.