Statutory guidance

Registered Designs Act and Rules

The Registered Designs Act 1949 is the current law for the registration of designs and the protection of registered designs in the UK

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The Registered Designs Act

The unofficial consolidated version of the Act incorporates the changes since the Regulatory Reform (Registered Designs) Order 2006 came into force on 1 October 2006.

The Registered Designs Rules

The unofficial consolidated version of the rules incorporates changes since the Registered Designs Rules 2006 came into force.

Published 13 March 2013
Last updated 3 September 2018 + show all updates
  1. Unofficial Consolidation Design Rules Document updated.
  2. Updated version of the Registered Designs Act 1949.
  3. Updated version of the Registered Designs Act 1949.
  4. First published.