State Agency on Intellectual Property (AGEPI) received the 1000th application for registration of an intellectual property object, filed online.
AGEPI launched the web service “Online Filing of Applications for Registration of Intellectual Property Objects” on 1 January 2013. The purpose of the platform is to provide quality services to citizens and business environment from the country and abroad, in the process of registration of trademarks, inventions, industrial designs, works, phonograms and other intellectual property objects.
Advantages of the service consist in filing applications for registration at any time and any day of the week. The system enables the remote communication, without the applicant have to move to the premises of AGEPI. The user has secure access and data privacy guarantee. In addition, the online filing service allows of efficiently managing the time and reducing personal costs.
Applicants, users of information system, are offered the possibility of choosing the way of signing the registration applications and related documents, namely by the digital signature, mobile signature or by using the Government Service MSign.
Service users also benefit from a modern system of payment of AGEPI services, including by means of bank card, from advance, in cash or using the Government Service MPay. Important is that the applicant shall not retain any additional commission, in connection with the use of the online filing system.
There have also been developed the Service User Guide that provides practical instructions for the convenience of operating within the system, Guide on Online Filing of IPO Applications, Guide on Online Payment of Fees and Patent Attorney’s Guide.