The procedure for the registration of design is as follows:
Stage: 1- Design application filing in Pakistan:
An application for registration of a design can be filed alongwith prescribed fee and form at the Patent Office.
Stage: 2- Design Examination in Pakistan:
During the examination process, an application is checked for if all the conditions required for filling and design registration including the documents, details along with the application fees and format are met.
Stage: 3- Registration of a design
The application which fulfil all the criteria during the examination process is registered and the applicant of the same enjoys the proprietor’s right of registered design.
Stage: 4- Publication of a design
After the issue of certificate of registration, the registered design is published in the official Gazette.
Stage: 5- Opposition of design
As per the Desin Ordinance, registered Design is open to inspection at the Patent Office on and after the day on which the certificate of registration is issued