Dizaino teisinė apsauga autorių teisės ir sui generis dizaino teisės normomis: kai kurie teoriniai ir praktiniai aspektai.
Summarizing the differences, advantages and disadvantages of protection of designs according copyright and sui generis designs right it can be concluded that it is difficult to give the priority to one of these forms of designs protection. In every case the advantages and disadvantages should be evaluated and after that the form of designs protection can be chosen. The cumulative protection of designs is superior to alternative protection of designs because it keeps the possibility to use advantages of protection of designs according sui generis designs right, also copyright. Protection of designs by copyright in cumulative protection of designs system after registration of designs is gained not according Berne Convention, but by other rules. But otherwise the gaining of special protection of designs by registering it according sui generis designs rules does not prohibit applying of Berne Convention for solving the disputes. For protection of designs by sui generis designs rules it is also necessary the expression of designs in objective form despite that the Locarno classification reflects only groups of articles in which designs can be implemented but not concrete article. The beginning of protection of designs according sui generis designs right is associated with the registration of designs, whereas the protection of designs according copyright starts from expression of designs in objective form.
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