UDC 347.77
Biblid: 1451-3188, 16 (2017)
Vol. 17, No 60, pp. 294-309

Оriginal article
Received: 01 Jan 1970
Accepted: 01 Jan 1970


Ljubojev Nadežda (Универзитет у Новом Саду, Технички факултет „Михајло Пупин“, Зрењанин), nadezdaljubojev@gmail.com
Dukić Mijatović Marijana (Универзитет у Новом Саду, Економски факултет у Суботици), m.mijatovic@ef.uns.ac.rs,
Uzelac Ozren

Besides the protection of registered design, the protection of unregistered design within Industrial Design Law is characteristic of the European Union. Unregistered design can be acquired without a formal registration procedure by an appropriate revealing of design to the public on the European Union territory. Only by joining of the Republic of Serbia to the European Union a new right of intellectual property will be anticipated unregistered Community design. The authors of this paper are presenting a comparative overview of registered and unregistered design in the EU, the Republic of Croatia and registered design in Serbian legislation. Moreover, it has been pointed at the harmonization process of Serbian legislation with the European legal attainment in this field, as well as with obligations arising from the ratified international documents and the Process of European Integration.

Keywords: registered design, unregistered design, comparative overview, legal attainment of the European Union