UTILITY MODEL APPLICATION

UTILITY MODEL SEARCH

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ONLINE APPLICATION

Skip the lines and file your intellectual property using the eUMfile. 

IN-PERSON APPLICATION

Get started on applying for registration of utility model s in 3 easy steps. Check out the requirements and follow the chart below.

Fill out three (3) copies of the Utility Model Application Form 

Attach the following:

  1. 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 1,720PHP 3,600
Claims in excess of five (5)PHP 120PHP 240
Registrability ReportPHP 630PHP 1,320
Issuance of Certificate of RegistrationPHP 600PHP 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.