Detailed below are Frequently Asked Questions regarding industrial designs in Sri Lanka.
Multi-class applications Not Allowed, seperate applications required
Notarization of POA Not required
Signed, scanned copy of POA Accepted
Design validity 05 years, from the date of filing
Priority claim 6 months from the date of such earlier application*
Renewal period 2 consecutive 5 year periods



  • The applicant can claim priority from an earlier application filed in a convention country within six (06) months from the date of such earlier application
  • The date, number, name of applicant and the country where the application was filed should be provided along with a certified copy of such earlier application