A design refers to appearance established by various components or features of a line, shape, color, form, and pattern of an article, flexibility of material and ornament that can be perceived by human senses. In other words, design is outer appearance of a product or part thereof.
Design right is owned by the designer or its legal successors. Design holder is exclusively entitled and authorized to use the design. Third persons cannot produce, offer to market, sell, import, use for trading purpose or gain for such purpose any product designed under protection or a product to which design is applied.
A registered design can be transferred, assigned, licensed, pledged or given as guarantee.
6769 Sayılı Sınai Mülkiyet Kanunu (Law No. 6769 of December 22, 2016, on Industrial Property)
27.10.2017 Tarihli Resmi Gazetede Yayımlanan 6769 Sayılı Sınai Mülkiyet Kanununun Uygulanmasına Dair Yönetmelik (Regulation on the Implementation of Industrial Property Law (as amended by Regulation No.30223 published in the Official Gazette on 27.10.2017)
Law No. 6769 of December 22, 2016, on Industrial Property