Easiness to create the design
(Conclusion) Novelty should be found. (Applicant won.)
Since the applied design was created with creative ingenuity from various design choices, it is not easy for a person skilled in the art to create the applied design on the basis of the Prior design 3 by appling the Prior design 1 and the Prior design 2 (a design for a known packaging container in which the diameter of the applicator part is larger than that of the container main body part).
<Writer: Hideki Takaishi (Attorney-at-law licensed in Japan and California)>