The legislation for designs stipulates that a design must be registered to qualify for protection. You may apply for design registration in each country. By filing one application, you can also obtain a right in different countries, for example:
A) Geneva Act (1999) with the European Union: OAPI (African IP organisation), Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Bulgaria, Denmark, Germany, Egypt, Estonia, Finland, France (including all overseas territories), Georgia, Ghana, Hungary, Iceland, Croatia, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldavia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Namibia, Norway, Ukraine, Oman, Poland, Romania, Rwanda, Sao Tomé and Principe, Serbia, Singapore, Slovenia, Spain, Syria, Tajikistan, Tunisia, Turkey and Switzerland.
B) The Hague Act (1960) with the Benelux countries: Albania, Belize, Benin, Bulgaria, Democratic People’s Republic of (North) Korea, Germany, France, Gabon, Georgia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Ivory Coast, Kyrgyzstan, Croatia, Liechtenstein, Macedonia, Mali, Morocco, Moldavia, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Niger, Ukraine, Romania, Senegal, Serbia, Slovenia, Suriname and Switzerland.