Welcome to the South African Online Patent and Design Search facility, delivering free search of the Patent and Design Database to the public.

Currently, full images are available for granted patent documents from 1984 to 2005.
A patent is an exclusive right granted for an invention, which is a product or a process that provides a new way of doing something, or offers a new technical solution to a problem.
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To apply for a design, you need to follow the procedure framed in the South African Design Act. There are terms and conditions that you have to accept in order for your application to be considered.. Read on...