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The Registered Designs Rules 2006 (S.I. 2006/1975, updated up to December 2, 2020), United Kingdom


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Year of Version 2020 Dates Status as of: December 2, 2020 Amended up to: October 1, 2014 Entry into force: October 1, 2006 Issued: July 27, 2006 Type of Text Implementing Rules/Regulations Subject Matter Industrial Designs, IP Regulatory Body Notes The Registered Designs Rules 2006 (updated up to December 2, 2020) takes into account amendments up to the Registered Designs (Amendment) Rules 2014, which entered into force on October 1, 2014. This consolidated version shows the changes, inter alia, introduced by a listing of legislation that entered into force on January 1, 2021 (Brexit day) and has not yet been incorporated into the said version (see the Table of changes at the end of this consolidated version for details).

Available Texts Main text(s) Main text(s) English The Registered Designs Rules 2006 (S.I. 2006/1975, updated up to December 2, 2020) PDF HTML
Legislation Amends (2 text(s)) Amends (2 text(s))
The Patents, Trade Marks and Designs (Address For Service and Time Limits, etc) Rules 2006 (GB189)
The Trade Marks and Designs (Address For Service) (Amendment) Rules 2006 (S.I. 2006/1029) (GB359)
Implements (2 text(s)) Implements (2 text(s))
Registered Designs Act 1949 (Chapter 88, updated on April 26, 2023)  (GB585)
Trade Marks Act 1994 (Chapter 26, updated up to March 26, 2021)  (GB524)
Supersedes (1 text(s)) Supersedes (1 text(s))
The Registered Designs Rules 2006(GB153)
Is amended by (7 text(s)) Is amended by (7 text(s))
The Designs and International Trade Marks (Amendment etc.) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019 (S.I. 2019/638, updated on April 26, 2023) (GB589)
The Patents, Trade Marks and Designs (Address for Service) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Rules 2020 (S.I. 2020/1317) (GB394)
The Designs (International Registration of Industrial Designs) Order 2018 (GB333)
The Registered Designs (Amendment) Rules 2014 (S.I. 2014/2405) (GB351)
The Trade Marks and Registered Designs (Amendment) Rules 2013 (GB236)
The Patents, Trade Marks and Designs (Address for Service) Rules 2009 (GB145)
The Patents, Trade Marks and Designs (Address For Service and Time Limits, etc) Rules 2006 (GB189)

Historical Versions Repeals (3 text(s)) Repeals (3 text(s))
The Registered Designs (Amendment) Rules 2001 (S.I. 2001/3950) (GB371)
The Registered Designs Rules 1995 (S.I.1995/2912) (GB005)
The Patents (Supplementary Protection Certificate for Medicinal Products) Rules 1992 (S.I. 1992/3162) (GB079)

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