Patents protect what’s inside a device. Trade marks protect your logos and symbols. But what protects the shape of the device itself? That would be industrial designs, the IP responsible for the distinctive shapes and designs of iPods, Beats headphones, and Hummers.
In this podcast, hosts Alexander Bayntun-Lees and Samuel Sabasteanski discuss the intellectual property laws governing industrial designs in the Philippines, including applications, examinations, and protection.