Industrial design registration

In accordance with Article 7 of the Law "On Inventions, Utility Models and Industrial Designs" of the Republic of Uzbekistan, industrial designs include the artistic design of the product, which determines its appearance; in other words, industrial design usually referred as trade dress is the external design, aesthetic appearance of the object. Registration of industrial designs in Uzbekistan is not mandatory. However, it should be noted that the owner of an industrial design after the registration of industrial design becomes the owner of exclusive rights and is entitled to be sole user of an industrial design.