Design Prosecution and Protection

Many consumer goods such as jewelry, toys, furniture, household appliances or high-tech products, are characterized by their innovative design. Recognizing the importance of effective protection of the aesthetic features of products, Kochanski & Partners assists our clients with preparation, filing and enforcement of designs. We provide comprehensive advice and obtain efficient and cost-effective protection for our clients’ designs.

We provide the following services:

  • Registration of designs at national and international levels, including Registered Community Design (RCD) at the EUIPO
  • Advice on the identification of method of design protection
  • Audit and management of design portfolios
  • Negotiation and counseling for design agreements
  • Litigation in the event of design infringement cases
  • Assistance in actions against counterfeit products
  • Conducting due diligence of designs for mergers and acquisitions