Patents (Hong Kong SAR) [Q4]
4. Q: What are the documents necessary for filing a request for registration of a design in Hong Kong? How long is the protection under said registration?

A request for registration of design in Hong Kong shall be filed directly with the Intellectual Property Department of Hong Kong ("HKIPD"), and shall be furnished with the name and address of the applicant or creator, and drawings or photographs of the design. An application for the design registration may include more than one designs of the same classification, or designs in set. Protection under design registration is 25 years starting from the date of filing the application subject to the payment of annuities.

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