Industrial design applications are also valid in the country where they are made, such as patents, utility models and trademark applications. For this reason, it is necessary to apply for the purpose of protecting your designs in the countries that are in commercial relations. However, since application is not sufficient enough it is necessary to protect the applicant with follow-ups and such.
Comprehensive monitoring is required for the protection of designs for companies operating outside of Turkey. There are different alternatives for design monitoring. The first of these alternatives comes from monitoring the Locarno Class, which is related to the design. In this respect, all applications made to the class for the same product are provided. Apart from this, it can be done in the same sector by following the applications of the companies and generally monitoring similar products.