In Vanuatu a design needs to be registered under the Designs Act No 3 of 2003 in order to be protected.
The registered owner of a design has the exclusive rights:
The registered owner of a design has also the right to take action under Design Act No 3 of 2003 if his or her design has been infringed. Note that the registered owner has these rights from the date of registration of the design.
Once you have registered your design, it is protected for 10 years and further renewable after 10 years.