Participating Offices

European Union Intellectual Property Office

Title:European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO)
Depositing Office:
  • National industrial design applications
Depositing Office since:July 11, 2020


Date: July 11, 2020

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) notified the International Bureau in accordance with paragraphs 10 and 12 of the Framework Provisions that it would commence operation as a depositing office with effect from July 11, 2020.

  • EUIPO as a depositing Office will deposit certified copies of Industrial Design applications as priority documents, filed at the EUIPO from July 11, 2020 onwards, which the applicant specifically requests be made available to the service;
  • All documents and information will be exchanged in black and white or color and in PDF format through the WIPO DAS Office web portal and based on WIPO DAS.

The following practical information was also shared, that may be useful to applicants:

  • A request to EUIPO to make an application available through the service may be made by using the intended box in the e-filing form, available from the EUIPO website clearly

indicating that it should be made available to WIPO Digital Access Service;

  • Industrial Designs applications hosted in EUIPO’s digital library use the number format NNNNNNNNN-NNNN

       Further details on the EUIPO’s participation in the service will be made available at the EUIPO’s website