Any combination of lines and colours or both and any three dimensional form whether or not associated with colours, if it is intended by the creator to be used as a model or pattern to be multiplied by industrial process and is not intended solely to obtain technical result.
The Procedure for Design Applications:
Subsequently the Design application is subjected to an examination process conducted by the Registrar of Designs.
Grant of Design:
Once satisfied that the Design application is in conformity with all requirements the registration Certificate is issued, which states:
Rights Conferred by the Grant:
The right to preclude any other from doing the following:
1. Reproducing the design in the manufacture of a product.
2. Importing, selling or utilizing for commercial purposes a product reproducing the design.
3. Holding such a product for the purpose of selling it or of utilizing it for commercial purpose.
GRF DESIGN SERVICES
G.R.F. Trade Mark services apply to the following regional schemes (click on any of the items in the list to learn more) OAPI (African Intellectual Property Organization): Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal and Togo.