Our online patent and utility model services will be revamped next year

In 2023, we will launch the following five new or revamped services: Patent Information Service, Patent Payment Service, Deposit Account, Patent Document Service, and Industrial Property Gazettes service. Online patent applications will remain unchanged. We will provide more information about the schedule of these services next year.

Patent Information Service

Our new Patent Information Service combines our current patent and utility model databases (PatInfo, FI-EP, Publication Server, and Pate). The service provides a quicker and better search tool and makes payments easier.

Patent Payment Service and Deposit Account

The Patent Payment Service makes it convenient to pay fees and reduces the number of incorrect payments. You can use the service to view your payment history and your up-to-date payment details. The Patent Payment Service enables companies with a large number of fees to use our new Deposit Account for payments. Companies transfer money into the Deposit Account to pay their patent or utility model fees.

Patent Document Service

You can use the Patent Document Service to receive patent and utility model decisions and documents online. The document service is primarily meant for companies with a large number of patents and utility models.

Industrial Property Gazettes service

The service will contain all our industrial property gazettes. The Patent Gazette and Utility Model Gazette will no longer be published on certain days of the month. Instead, the information will be published via our new Industrial Property Gazettes service. The change will speed up the publication of granted patents and utility models, which will be published immediately, rather than waiting for the next issue of the gazette.

Trademark and design registrations have been published via the new service since mid-August 2022. Go to the Industrial Property Gazettes service, which currently contains trademarks and design rights.

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For further details, please contact:

Juha Myllyaho
Project Manager
Tel. +358 29 509 5510
Email: firstname.lastname@prh.fi

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Latest update 20.12.2022