Union européenne
Émirats arabes unis
Dessins et modèles industriels
22. Please indicate for what period of time your legislation grants protection for industrial designs.
The 1992 Patent and Design Law No. 44 provides for a protection of industrial design for five years and it may be renewed for two successive periods (Article 48 of the Law). The amendment to this article will extend the period of protection to ten years as referred to in the TRIPS Agreement.