UTILITY MODEL APPLICATION
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Get started on applying for registration of utility model s in 3 easy steps. Check out the requirements and follow the chart below.
Attach the following:
- Specification and description of the utility model in PDF format:
a. The Title
b. A brief statement of its nature and purposes
c. Brief explanation of the drawings, if any
d. Complete and detailed enabling description
e. Distinct and explicit claim or claims which the applicant seeks to be protected
f. Abstract of the invention
2. Drawings of the utility model
Submit the documents & pay the following fees at the IPOPHL cashier.
|TYPE||*SMALL ENTITY||*BIG ENTITY|
|Filing fee (up to 5 claims)||PHP 1,720||PHP 3,600|
|Claims in excess of five (5)||PHP 120||PHP 240|
|Registrability Report||PHP 630||PHP 1,320|
|Issuance of Certificate of Registration||PHP 600||PHP 1,200|
*Small entity: with 100M worth of assets or less | *Big entity: with more than 100M worth of assets
Note: Total charges may vary depending on the number of claims, classes and embodiments applied. All fees are subject to 1% Legal Research Fund (LRF) as required by R.A. 3870. If the fee is below P 1,000.00, the LRF is P 10.00.