691. Shape, configuration, pattern or ornament.

691.     Shape, configuration, pattern or ornament.

In relation to old designs1 there is no statutory definition of 'shape', 'configuration', 'pattern' or 'ornament', but it has been said that shape and configuration apply to three dimensions, and pattern or ornament to two2. Two identical designs may be validly registered, one for pattern and one for shape3. Where a design is registered for pattern and for shape, all that is protected is the combination4. Although there was a distinction between registering a design for a shape and registering for a pattern, one cannot, in