Chile joined DesignView search tool

search toolAs of 22 July 2019, the National Institute of Industrial Property Office of Chile (INAPI) has made its design data available to the DesignView search tool.

With INAPI on board, DesignView now contains data from 69 participating offices.

With the addition of more than 4,500 industrial designs from INAPI, DesignView provides information and access to more than 14.7 million designs in total. Although this data is accessible via a centralized system each Office remains the owner of the data and continues to be responsible for its updating and maintenance.

Since the introduction of DesignView in November 2012, the tool has served more than 4.8 million searches from 163 different countries, with users from the UK, Germany and China among the most frequent users.

The accuracy of the data contained in Designview is the sole responsibility of the participating official  Offices or organization providing it. Thus, in principle, Designview reflects with certainty the design registers of the participating Offices or Organizations at the moment of consultation.

  • Details on designs such as legal status, representations of designs, owner, representative etc.
  • Links to the EUIPO and national databases
  • Possibility to print and download documents
  • First hand information from the official design registers

The integration of INAPI in DesignView is a concrete result of the IP Key Latin America programme directed by the European Commission and executed by the EUIPO.

Source: EUIPO