Anne Ryan & Co. prepare and file Irish and Community design applications on behalf of our clients and prosecute them through to registration.
A registered design is a monopoly right for the appearance of the whole or a part of a product resulting from the features of, in particular, the lines, contours, colour, shape, texture or materials of the product itself or its ornamentation.
We offer a full range of Design services, from assessing the registrability of proposed designs to the filing and prosecution of design applications to registration. We also monitor and attend to the payment of maintenance fees.

We act directly before

  • the Irish Patents Office
  • the European Union Intellectual Property Office

We have also built a network of trusted patent attorneys in other jurisdictions around the world, so that we can assist our clients to obtain reliable and cost effective protection in any region of interest.

We also handle Supplementary Protection Certificates, which provide additional protect for medicinal and plant protection products which are covered by a basic patent.