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English definition of “registered design”

registered design

noun [C]
 
 
LAW a design for a product that is recorded on an official list with the patent office and is protected so that it cannot be copied, although it does not have a patent (= legal right to be the only person or company to make or sell a product for a particular number of years): The document formalizes the transfer of the legal ownership of the registered design rights.
(Definition of registered design from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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