734. Privileged communications.

Until IP completion day1 any communication as to any matter relating to the protection of a registered community design between a person and his professional designs representative2, or for the purposes of obtaining, or in response to a request for, information which a person is seeking for the purpose of instructing his professional designs representative, is privileged from disclosure in legal proceedings in the same way as a communication between a person and his solicitor or, as the case may be, a communication for the purpose of obtaining, or in response to a request for, information which a person