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Industrial Designs Act, 2003 🇬🇭

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Republic of Ghana

The six hundred and sixtieth


of the parliament of the republic of ghana

Industrial Designs Act, 2003

  • Published by Government Gazette on 31 December 2003
  • Assented to on 31 December 2003
  • Commenced on 31 December 2003
AN ACT to revise the enactments on the protection of industrial designs and to provide for related matters.

1. Definition of Industrial Design

(1)For the purpose of this Act(a)a composition of lines or colours, any three‐dimensional form or any material, whether or not associated with lines or colours,(b)a textile design is an industrial design where the composition, form or material gives a special appearance to a product of industry or handicraft and can serve as a pattern for a product of industry or handicraft.
(2)The protection under this Act is not applicable to anything in an industrial design which serves solely to obtain a technical result to the extent that it leaves no freedom as regards arbitrary features of appearance.

2. Registrable Industri…

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