INDUSTRIAL DESIGN SEARCH
Only industrial designs that are new and original are entitled to protection. Before applying for registration, knowing existing designs can save you time and effort.
Skip the lines and file your intellectual property using our eIDfile.
IN PERSON APPLICATION
Get started on applying for registration of an industrial design in 3 easy steps. Check out the requirements and follow the chart below.
Attach the following:
1. Specification and description of the industrial design in PDF format:
a. The Title
b. Brief explanation of the drawings
c. Characteristic features (if any)
d. An omnibus claim for industrial design: “I claim the new and ornamental design for a ______ substantially as shown and described.”
2. Drawings of the industrial design (combine all drawings into one PDF file)
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.