The government receives a wide range of submissions, from a wide range of organisations and individuals, all with the overriding objective of helping us understand the particular issues facing them and their business.
The term 'design right' refers to the specific legal protection available to unregistered designs in the UK.
In part two of our series on the history of design rights, we look at the decision to register a design right.
This year, the Office for the Harmonisation of the Internal Market (OHIM) celebrated 10 years of the Community Design. The event celebrated a relatively new development in IP - the community design right.