DECREE HAVING FORCE OF LAW ON PROTECTION OF INDUSTRIAL DESIGNING

Date of Decree Having Force of Law

Date of Empowering Law

Date of Official Gazette Published

: June 24,1995

: June 8,1995

: June 27,1995

No : 554

No : 4113

No : 22326


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PART ONE
General Provisions

CHAPTER ONE
Objective, Scope, Persons Who Will Benefit From Protection and Definitions

Objective and Scope

Article 1 – The objective of this Decree-Law is to protect the designs that comply with the provisions of this Decree-Law, to create a competitive environment and to develop the industry.

This Decree-Law contains the principles, rules and conditions for the protection of registered designs. Unregistered designs are subject to general provisions.

The protection provided as design in the framework of this Decree-Law shall not prejudice the protection envisaged if the requirements of the Law on Intellectual and Artistic Works are fulfilled.

 

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