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This part of the site is up-to-date from 2004; relevant position papers prior to then are obtainable from the Secretariat.
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Consultation on Reform of the UK Designs Legal Framework
Response to consultation on Reform of the UK Designs Legal Framework closing 2 October 2012
Implementing the Hargreaves review – call for evidence in relation to the design sector
Response to the Intellectual Property Office’s call for evidence in relation to the design sector closing on 11 November 2011, aiming to gain a better understanding of whether the design rights system in the UK is geared to the needs of business
Unintentional infringement of UK and Community designs
Response to IPO public Consultation about equalisation of remedies for unintentional design infringement launched on 1 December 2010
UK Designs to UK-IPO
UK Design rights: registered and unregistered right: Federation paper March 2010
EU Design Directive: spare parts: May 2005
Response of May 2005 to UKPO consultation on Commission proposal to amend Directive 98/7/EC on the legal protection of designs.
EU Design Directive: Spare parts: January 2005
Comment to Commission January 2005 on its Proposal to amend Directive 98/71/EC on the legal protection of designs.