A Current Account at WIPO is a special financial account administered by WIPO. The account is managed in Swiss francs (CHF).
A Current Account at WIPO can be used to make payments relating to any WIPO service, including:
- international marks, industrial designs, geographical indications, appellations of origin or PCT patent filings;
- renewals and other changes;
- alternative dispute resolution and domain name disputes;
- WIPO Academy programs.
Current Accounts at WIPO are designed for customers who regularly carry out (or plan to carry out) financial transactions with WIPO.
The account is free of charge, however you must maintain a balance greater than 200 CHF. If the balance falls below this sum, you'll receive a notification by email. You can view your account balance at any time.
Your Current Account at WIPO does not generate interest.