“Design” means only the features of shape, configuration, pattern, ornament or
composition of lines or colours applied to any article whether in two dimensional
or three dimensional or in both forms, by any industrial process or means, whether
manual, mechanical or chemical, separate or combined, which in the finished article
appeal to and are judged solely by the eye; but does not include any mode or principle
of construction or anything which is in substance a mere or principle of construction or
anything which is in substance a mere mechanical device, and does not include any trade
mark as defined in clause (v) of sub-section (1) of section 2 of the Trade and Merchandise
Marks Act, 1958 (43 of 1958) or property mark as defined in section 479 of the Indian Penal
Code (45 of 1860) or any artistic work as defined in clause (c) of section 2 the Copyright
Act, 1957 (14 of 1957).
The outward appearance of a product or part of it, resulting from the lines,
contours, colours, shape, texture, materials and/or its ornamentation.