IPO expands the paperless environment by introducing Electronic filing system for the new applications for registration of Geographical Indication (GI).
In order to expand the paperless environment and add ease of access on all the offices under the Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks, Electronic Filing system has also been extended for the filing of new applications for registration of Geographical Indication. All the Applicants/stakeholders can now file GI Applciations through the official portal of Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks at www.ipindia.gov.in/www.ipindia.nic.in. The e-filing facility includes the comprehensive payment gateway comprising net banking, debit cards, ATM cards& credit Cards. The User can also use their existing digital signature (used in Patents or Trade Mark) for Login and authentication in to the e-filing system of GI
Issued by Chaitanya Prasad, Controller General of Patents, Designs & Trade Marks.