D04 Identifying the Design

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D04.1 Introduction

D04.1.1 Plural designs

D04.1.2 Effect of other Designs on interpretation

D04.1.3 Effect of statements made during prosecutio

D04.2 Design in relation to a product

D04.3 What is a product?

D04.3.1 The owner’s identification of the product

D04.3.2 “Any thing that is manufactured or hand made”

D04.3.3 Products and human beings

D04.3.4 A component part of a complex product if made separately

D04.3.5 Indefinite dimensions

D04.3.6 Kits

D04.3.7 Common designs and multiple products

D04.4 Overall appearance, and visual features

D04.4.1 Overall appearance resulting from …

D04.4.2 Visual feature - shape, configuration, pattern and ornamentation

D04.4.3 Variable visual features

D04.4.4 Functional purpose

D04.4.5 Internal features as visual features

D04.4.6 Colour as a visual feature

D04.4.6.1 Colour as used in representations

D04.4.7 What cannot be a visual feature

D04.4.7.1 the feel of the product

D04.4.7.2 the materials used in the product

D04.4.7.3 in the case of a product that has one or more indefinite dimensions

D04.5 Interpretation of representations

D04.5.1 Drafting styles

D04.5.2 The nature of representations

D04.5.3 Unclear representations

D04.6 Role of a Statement of Newness and Distinctiveness

D04.6.1 Illustrative statements

D04.6.1.1  Ambit statements

D04.6.1.2  Descriptive statements

D04.6.1.3  Limiting the design to one or more of Shape, Configuration, Pattern or Ornamentation

D04.6.1.4  Statements referring to all the features of the design

D04.6.1.5  Methods of manufacture or use

D04.6.1.6  Statements of assertion

D04.6.1.7  Statements referring to features not shown in the representations

D04.6.1.8  Features not otherwise visible