configuração distintiva



individual character


Comparative law notes

"Configuração distintiva" is the expression used by the Brazilian Intellectual Property Act (Law No. 9,279 of 1996, sec. 97).

Definitions of individual character

a quality of a design that gives an overall impression on an informed user that differs from the overall impression produced by any earlier design made available to the public

A design requires novelty and individual character to qualify for protection as a Community Design.