Does your jurisdiction have a registered design right, and, if so, what is the duration of protection conferred?

Yes, registered designs are protected for a period of 5 years, extendable up to a total of 25 years (in 5 year blocks).

Does your jurisdiction have an unregistered design right, and if so, what is the duration of protection conferred? 

No (excluding EU community design rights). In the absence of a design registration, one could rely on copyright or unfair competition, but the legal requirements are different.

Does your jurisdiction have a grace period in respect of design filings? 

Yes 

Is your jurisdiction a party to the Hague International Filing System on a national level?

Yes

 
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