— registration steps –
1. Filing of an application for the industrial design registration
2. Formal examination
3. Patent issuance
The Applicant can choose to get a temporary patent which is valid for 5 years or the patent which is valid for 10 years. For the temporary patent the design application will undergo a temporary examination within 6 months from the filing date after which the decision to grant the temporary patent will be issued. A temporary patent is issued after a preliminary examination.
The patent is issued after the substantive examination of the application.