Online filing applications of the Estonian Patent Office has remarkably increased

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The number of applications electronically filed with the Estonian Patent Office has increased in all areas. E-applications make more than half of the filed applications.

Number of  e-applications out of the total number of applications on the basis of the first  eight months this year isa s follows:

patents 67%;
European patents 62%;
utility models 56%;
trade marks 66%;
industriaal designsd 53%.

New applications for registration of a trade mark, a patent, a utility model, an industrial design and applications for validation of the European patent can be filled in the portal of electronic filing of applications for legal protection of industrial property.  Applications filed earlier can be viewed.

The portal is in Estonian. The Estonian ID card with valid certificates and software for using ID-card in the computer are required for entering the portal.