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What is a design?

A design is the ornamental or aesthetic appearance of a product produced by an industrial process. The design refers to the shape and form of a product, for instance, the special shape of a bottle or chair may constitute an industrial design.

As a general rule, an industrial design consists of:
(i) Three dimensional features such as the shape of a product;
(ii) Two dimensional features such ornamentations, patterns, lines or colour of a product; and,
(iii) A combination of one or more such features.

The law governing Industrial Designs

The law governing the procedure for obtaining an industrial design  in Saint Lucia is the Act No. 2 of 2001of the Laws of Saint Lucia.