The Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trademarks (hereinafter referred to as the CGPDTM), in an effort to ease access to all offices, and with the objective of increasing transparency and encourage a paperless environment, has extended the Electronic Filing System for filing of new applications of Designs.
This came as a New Year gift from the CGPDTM to Applicants who can now file all requisite forms along with respective fee through the e-filing system available on the IP India website.
The e-filing facility is now inclusive of filing of all Form 1- Form 24 along with the comprehensive payment gateway comprising net banking, debit cards, ATM cards and credit cards. The applicants can use their previously existing digital signatures (used in patents or trademarks) for login and authentication into the e-filing system of design.
All the applicants/stakeholders can now file design applications through the official portal of Controller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks at www.ipindia.gov.in