QASince, you merely had given him a work to be entrusted and he is not in your employ but a separate artist, there is nothing on record to show or to prove that he did the act in question on your command or under your wishes. thus, you should not be liable for his act.
The Essentials for registration under Design Act 2000:
a) The design should be new and original
b) The design should relate to a particular shape, configuration or pattern
c) The design should be applied or applicable to any article by any industrial process
d) Any mode or principle of construction or operation or anything, which is in Substance a mere mechanical device, would not be registrable design
e) The design should not include any trade mark or property mark or artistic works
ATHAT YOU SHOULD BE USING THE TRADEMARK FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR OWN BUSINESS. IT SHOULD NOT BE A LOOK A LIKE OF ANY OTHER BUSINESS
Essential requirement for an invention to be patentable
a) It should relate to a manner of manufacture.
b) The manner of manufacture should be novel.
c) It should be the outcome of inventive activity.
d) It should have utility.
e) It should not be contrary to law and morality.
A Patent gets expired on following situations:
• Lived its full term, that is generally 20 years.
• Patentee failed to pay the renewal fee.
• Validity of the patent has been successfully challenged by an opponent by filing an opposition.
Intellectual property is the product of the human intellect including creativity concepts, inventions, industrial models, trademarks, songs, literature, symbols, names, brands etc. IPR’s are the protections granted to
the creators of Intellectual Property ,and include trademarks, copyright, patents, industrial design rights, and in some jurisdictions trade secrets.