États-Unis d'Amérique
Dessins et modèles industriels
13. Please describe the procedure that must be followed to obtain protection for industrial designs, citing to the provisions of the law of Barbados, and describe the nature of the protection provided.
Please note the provisions of sections 12-23 of the Industrial Designs Act, Cap. 309A of the Laws of Barbados which describe the procedure for applying for and registering an industrial design. The Act must be read in injunction with its implementing regulations, the Industrial Designs Regulations, 1984 setting out the applicable fees and the forms to be used in connection with the application. The protection derived from a grant of industrial design are set out in section 5(1) of the Act, viz.: "The registration of an industrial design vests in the registered owner of the design the exclusive right to prevent other persons from performing any of the following acts: (a) reproducing the industrial design in the manufacturing of a product; (b) importing, offering for sale, or exposing for sale, or selling, a product in or by which the industrial design is reproduced; or (c) stocking any product described in paragraph (a) or (b) for the purpose of sale."