The Hague system is simple…
a single application or over
territoriesa single procedurefling or up to 100 designsanyone in the EU can fle an internationalapplication
Take the example o a right holder who wantsto protect 5 designs, with 4 views each, in theEuropean Union as well as in Croatia, Norway,Ukraine, Singapore, Switzerland and Turkey.I an international application is e-fled withWIPO, the fling ees total CHF 1,8
.I national or regional applications are fledindividually with each ofce, the fling ees,converted to Swiss Francs, are CHF
,336*.Without considering the cost o legalrepresentation or other related services,whether required or not, the saving in flingees alone is approximately
%—somethingthat cannot be ignored by an enterprise o anysize with a limited legal budget.
*Based on inormation available on
The advantages do not stop here!
A single application gives you a singleinternational registration.