Singapore Intellectual Property: Registration of GUIs as Designs

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) has issued a practice direction allowing the registration of  Graphical  User  Interfaces  (GUIs)  as  designs  under  the  Registered  Designs Act  (RDA) effective 11 December 2014. One of the requirements to qualify for registration of design in Singapore is industrial applicability. In order to satisfy this requirement, GUIs must […]