If a group of articles meets the following requirements then that group of articles may be regarded as a set of articles under the Designs Act, 2000:

  • Ordinarily on sale or intended to be used together.
  • All having common design even though articles are different (same class).
  • Same general character.
  • Generally, an article having the same design and sold in different sizes is not considered as a set of articles. Practical example: “Tea set”, “Pen set”, “Knife set” etc.