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Applying to register a design

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Applying to register a design


An application to register a design is made to the Designs Registry, Intellectual Property Department, the Government of the Hong Kong SAR.

The application can be made online or it can be filed physically with the Designs Registry, Intellectual Property Department, the Government of the Hong Kong SAR.

The Designs Registry, Intellectual Property Department, the Government of the Hong Kong SAR will examine the formalities of the application.  The Registry does not conduct substantive examination of the application.

If the formal requirements for a design are met, the Registrar will register the design, publish the registration in the Hong Kong Intellectual Property Journal, and issue a certificate of registration.

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