As defined by WIPO, "An industrial design is the ornamental or aesthetic aspect of an article. The design may consist of three-dimensional features, such as the shape or surface of an article, or of two-dimensional features, such as patterns, lines or color.
Industrial designs are applied to a wide variety of products of industry and handicraft: from technical and medical instruments to watches, jewelry, and other luxury items; from housewares and electrical appliances to vehicles and architectural structures; from textile designs to leisure goods.
To be protected under most national laws, an industrial design must appeal to the eye. This means that an industrial design is primarily of an aesthetic nature, and does not protect any technical features of the article to which it is applied."
According to the Lebanese Law: Any inventor of a drawing or a design, or those who have rights thereto, shall alone have the right of usufruct thereto, and to sell, or offer it for sale, and to authorize its sale, provided that such drawing or design is, previously filed.
- (29/11/2018) Sub-Regional Workshop on the Use of Industrial Designs and Models
- (19/11/2018) Minister of Economy, issued a warning message to all those who use false status
- (14/11/2018) The Minister Raed Khoury issued a decision that suspended the trading in pickled turnips manufactured by 6 companies
- (08/10/2018) Regarding the necessary measures and procedures to be taken to control the private electricity generators tariff